If you are considering submitting an application to Northeastern State University, the application fee is $25.
Here's an overiew of some of Northeastern State University's admissions stats.
|Northeastern State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||27%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||90%|
These are the application deadlines for Northeastern State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Northeastern State University does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Northeastern State University. Northeastern State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Northeastern State University accepted 99% of all applicants, approximately 1,296 of the 1,304 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Northeastern State University, 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 not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Northeastern 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 has a different way of determining which factors are they consider 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Northeastern 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||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Northeastern State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Northeastern State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Northeastern 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Other Requirements||√||upper 50% of class or minimum ACT composite of 20|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.7|
Students admitted to Northeastern State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 87% submitted a class rank. At Northeastern State University 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.
At Northeastern State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||10%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
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 Northeastern State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
Northeastern State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Northeastern 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. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Northeastern State University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Northeastern 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 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Northeastern State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Northeastern State University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Northeastern State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Northeastern State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Northeastern State University.
Does Northeastern State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Northeastern State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northeastern State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Do I have to submit test scores to Northeastern State University?
✅ Northeastern State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Northeastern State University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Northeastern State University is 99%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Northeastern State University?
❌ Northeastern State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Northeastern State University? Northeastern State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Northeastern State University acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 99 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northeastern State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northeastern State University is Aug 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
23 and Above
17 to 23
17 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Northeastern State University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Northeastern State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Northeastern State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.49. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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