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Can I get into NDSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,973 out of 5,311 applicants or 94% were admitted making North Dakota State University Main Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. North Dakota State University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by North Dakota State University Main Campus is a prized outcome for many students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||49%||53%||51%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to North Dakota State University Main Campus 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.
Admission data indicates that NDSU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Dakota State University Main Campus.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>97%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||94%-97%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||91%-94%|
|19 to 21||Reach||87%-91%|
|Less than 19||Low||<87%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1160 to 1270||Avg +||94%-96%|
|1050 to 1160||Avg -||90%-94%|
|940 to 1050||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 940||Low||<84%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into North Dakota State University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Dakota State University Main Campus was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.41 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NDSU accepts 94% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to North Dakota State University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200332 IPEDS survey data for North Dakota State University Main Campus.