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 required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 1
Social Studies 1 2
History 2
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended August 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted August 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted August 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: No policy as of now, ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
75 B.S. Hood Drive
Mississippi State
MS
39762
Fax
(662) 325-3299
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 1
Accept Offer of Admission
No set date
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
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
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
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
80% of 16,127 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 9,232 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 6,895 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,230 (41%) of 12,908 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,696 (37%) of 7,314 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,534 (45%) of 5,594 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
29.9%
3.50 - 3.74
19.6%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
5%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 530-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10.2%
Score of 600 - 700
30.2%
Score of 500 - 600
45.9%
Score of 400 - 500
11.7%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 520-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6.8%
Score of 600 - 700
35.1%
Score of 500 - 600
40.5%
Score of 400 - 500
17.1%
Score of 300 - 400
0.5%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
26 average , 22-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
28.1%
Score of 24 - 29
38.6%
Score of 18 - 23
28.6%
Score of 12 - 17
4.7%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
43%
Score of 18 - 23
29%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
35%
Score of 24 - 29
30%
Score of 18 - 23
27%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 29%
Top quarter: 55%
Top half: 83%
National Merit Scholar
1%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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