Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Social Studies 3
Academic Electives 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted August 1
ACT Only Recommended August 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Required August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
3950 East Newman Road
Joplin
MO
64801-1595
Phone
(866) 818-MSSU
Fax
(417) 659-4429
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
Class rank of at least 50%, minimum recommended ACT score of at 21 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Class Rank X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Academic GPA X
Essay X
Ethnicity X
Interview X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Recommendations X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
136% of 289 applicants were admitted
Men
118% of 22 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
8%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 495 average, 430-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3.9%
Score of 600 - 700
9.8%
Score of 500 - 600
27.5%
Score of 400 - 500
47.1%
Score of 300 - 400
11.8%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 495 average, 410-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3.9%
Score of 600 - 700
15.7%
Score of 500 - 600
23.5%
Score of 400 - 500
39.2%
Score of 300 - 400
17.7%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
21 average, 18-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
22.4%
Score of 18 - 23
52.1%
Score of 12 - 17
19.4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0.2%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 18%
Top quarter: 40%
Top half: 71%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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