If you want to apply to University of Missouri-St. Louis, the application fee is $35.
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.
|University of Missouri-St. Louis 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||38%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||12%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||89%|
University of Missouri-St. Louis 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.
University of Missouri-St. Louis is a moderately difficult school to get into. University of Missouri-St. Louis evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Missouri-St. Louis accepted 58% of all applicants, around 2,022 of the 3,511 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Missouri-St. Louis, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Missouri-St. Louis must submit the following items. Double check with University of Missouri-St. Louis's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Other Requirements||√||CBHE core requirements|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Missouri-St. Louis have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 58% submitted a class rank. At University of Missouri-St. Louis 38% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 64% were in the top 25% and 90% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Missouri-St. Louis, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
University of Missouri-St. Louis does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Missouri-St. Louis 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 2021, 12% of University of Missouri-St. Louis's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 89% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Missouri-St. Louis applicants, you should strive to earn between 1105 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Missouri-St. Louis 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1105, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Missouri-St. Louis students scored 613 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Missouri-St. Louis students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Missouri-St. Louis, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Missouri-St. Louis's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Missouri-St. Louis students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Missouri-St. Louis. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Missouri-St. Louis during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Missouri-St. Louis?
Students who are admitted to University of Missouri-St. Louis must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does University of Missouri-St. Louis accept transfer credits?
University of Missouri-St. Louis accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Missouri-St. Louis accepts:
Does University of Missouri-St. Louis accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Missouri-St. Louis accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Missouri-St. Louis?
No, University of Missouri-St. Louis 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 should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is University of Missouri-St. Louis's acceptance rate?
University of Missouri-St. Louis's acceptance rate is 58%.
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How hard is it to get into University of Missouri-St. Louis? University of Missouri-St. Louis is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Missouri-St. Louis acceptance rate is 58%. This means that the institution accepts 57 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Missouri-St. Louis is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Missouri-St. Louis is Continuous processing.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Missouri-St. Louis, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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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