If you want to apply to Southwest Minnesota State University, the regular decision application deadline is September 1 and the fee for the application costs $20.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Southwest Minnesota State University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||7%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||1%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||95%|
Southwest Minnesota State University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is slightly difficult to get into Southwest Minnesota State University. Southwest Minnesota State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Southwest Minnesota State University **accepted .
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Southwest Minnesota State University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Southwest Minnesota State University must submit the following items. Double check with Southwest Minnesota State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Other Requirements||√||top half of graduating class or 21 ACT|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Out of all students that were admitted, 84% submitted a class rank. At Southwest Minnesota State University 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24% were in the top 25% and 59% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Southwest Minnesota State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Southwest Minnesota State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Southwest Minnesota State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 1% of Southwest Minnesota State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Southwest Minnesota State University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southwest Minnesota State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southwest Minnesota State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Southwest Minnesota State University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is September 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Southwest Minnesota State University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Southwest Minnesota State University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southwest Minnesota State University.
Does Southwest Minnesota State University accept transfer credits?
Southwest Minnesota State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southwest Minnesota State University accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to Southwest Minnesota State University?
Southwest Minnesota State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwest Minnesota State University is Sep 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwest Minnesota State University is Sep 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southwest Minnesota State University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Southwest Minnesota State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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