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Milwaukee School of Engineering Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Milwaukee, WI

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

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 Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 4  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required September
SAT Only Considered if submitted September
ACT Only Considered if submitted September
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted September
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1025 North Broadway
City, State, Zip
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
Phone
(800) 332-6763
Fax
(414) 277-7475
E-mail
explore@msoe.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
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
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 3,552 applicants were admitted
Women
59% of 1,116 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 2,436 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
712 (32%) of 2,192 admitted students enrolled
Women
199 (30%) of 655 admitted students enrolled
Men
513 (33%) of 1,537 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.70
3.75 and Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
660 average
610-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
29%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
0%
Score of 500 - 600
0%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
30%
Score of 24 - 29
56%
Score of 18 - 23
14%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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