Admissions Information

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationhttps://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/index.htm
Online Applicationhttps://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/apply/index.htm
Calendar SystemTrimester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Associate, 2-4 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 73.24% and the yield is 20.53%. 3,251 men and 5,762 women applied to Northwest Missouri State and 2,393 men and 4,208 women students were accepted. Among them, 519 men and 836 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,0133,2515,762
Admitted6,6012,3934,208
Enrolled1,355519836
Acceptance Rate 73.24%73.61%73.03%
Yield 20.53%21.69%19.87%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 50 students (4% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,291 students (96%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and the 25th percentile is 498. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 19 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing498610
SAT Math500630
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1724
ACT English1824
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Northwest Missouri State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Northwest Missouri State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Northwest Missouri State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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