MSU Moorhead Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Minnesota State University Moorhead
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into MSU Moorhead? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,978 out of 2,559 applicants or 77% were admitted making Minnesota State University Moorhead an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Minnesota State University Moorhead
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Minnesota State University Moorhead
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1160
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Minnesota State University Moorhead?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 935. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1085 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Minnesota State University Moorhead admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >85%
1085 to 1160 Avg + 77%-85%
1010 to 1085 Avg - 66%-77%
935 to 1010 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 935 Low <54%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Minnesota State University Moorhead
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Minnesota State University Moorhead
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MSU Moorhead?

Admission data indicates that MSU Moorhead regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Minnesota State University Moorhead admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >86%
22 to 25 Avg + 77%-86%
20 to 22 Avg - 69%-77%
18 to 20 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 18 Low <59%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Minnesota State University Moorhead has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Minnesota State University Moorhead admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,607 952 2,559
Accepted 1,203 775 1,978
Acceptance Rate 75% 81% 77%
Enrolled 450 279 729
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 36% 37%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Minnesota State University Moorhead and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Minnesota State University Moorhead Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Neither required nor recommended
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Minnesota State University Moorhead
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174358 IPEDS survey data for Minnesota State University Moorhead.

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