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MUW Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into MUW? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 645 out of 671 applicants or 96% were admitted making Mississippi University for Women 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 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 516 155 671
Accepted 499 146 645
Acceptance Rate 97% 94% 96%
Enrolled 177 69 246
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 47% 38%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Mississippi University for Women and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that MUW regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 72 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mississippi University for Women.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 995. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1145 out of 1600. 28 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1070 1220
SAT Reading 470 530
SAT Math 600 690
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 25
ACT Math 16 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >98%
21 to 24 Avg + 96%-98%
18 to 21 Avg - 93%-96%
15 to 18 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 15 Low <89%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >98%
1145 to 1220 Avg + 96%-98%
1070 to 1145 Avg - 93%-96%
995 to 1070 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 995 Low <89%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Mississippi University for Women has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mississippi University for Women and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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 Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=176035 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi University for Women.



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