Reach out to St. Cloud State University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Students who submit their applications to St Cloud State University for the fall semester should hear back from St Cloud State University by September 15.
The following is an overiew of some of St Cloud State University's admissions stats.
|St Cloud State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||8%|
|Mean SAT Score||1055|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||0%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||39%|
Check with St. Cloud State University directly for more info on application deadlines.
St. Cloud State University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with St Cloud State University directly for more information about early applications.
For more information on transferring to St. Cloud State University, contact the school directly.
St Cloud State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
What does St Cloud State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with St Cloud State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to St Cloud State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with St Cloud State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to St Cloud State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 28% submitted a class rank. At St Cloud State University 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 28% were in the top 25% and 66% were in the top 50%.
At St. Cloud State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||22%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20%|
|2.00 and 2.49||6%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to St Cloud State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
St Cloud State University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
St Cloud State University has 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 2022, 0% of St Cloud State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 39% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a St Cloud State University student is 1055. ### What is a Good ACT Score for St Cloud State University?
To be most competitive at St Cloud State University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for St Cloud State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for St Cloud State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in St Cloud State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to St Cloud State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to St Cloud State University.
Does St Cloud State University accept transfer credits?
✅ St Cloud State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. St Cloud State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Do I have to submit test scores to St Cloud State University?
❌ No, St Cloud State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is St Cloud State University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for St Cloud State University is 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at St Cloud State University?
🟨 St Cloud State University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St Cloud State University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to St Cloud State University is Continuous processing.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At St Cloud State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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