St. Cloud State University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Saint Cloud State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into St. Cloud State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,267 out of 6,110 applicants or 86% were admitted making Saint Cloud State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Saint Cloud State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Saint Cloud State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Cloud State University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 3 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

Saint Cloud State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >91%
1090 to 1210 Avg + 86%-91%
970 to 1090 Avg - 78%-86%
850 to 970 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 850 Low <68%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Saint Cloud State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Saint Cloud State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Cloud State University?

Admission data indicates that St. Cloud State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 Saint Cloud State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Cloud State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >91%
22 to 25 Avg + 86%-91%
19 to 22 Avg - 78%-86%
16 to 19 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 16 Low <68%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Saint Cloud State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Saint Cloud State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,414 2,696 6,110
Accepted 3,041 2,226 5,267
Acceptance Rate 89% 83% 86%
Enrolled 994 869 1,863
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 39% 35%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Cloud State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Cloud State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174783 IPEDS survey data for Saint Cloud State University.

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