Northern State University: Admission & Tests

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Northern State University LogoBelow is a quick overview of Northern State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Northern State University admission criteria are very weak - in 2013/14 this school accepted 90 percent of those who apply.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Northern State University as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$20
Northern State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Northern State University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $20.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Ability Test is uncommon stage of the application. Only 5% of applicants at Northern State University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 410 to 580 on Math and from 450 to 570 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you have above 540 in SAT Math and 540 in SAT Writing - this should make you safe for being accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Math
380
500
540

SAT Writing
420
510
540

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is a necessary component of the application process at Northern State University. 90% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 25 on Composite, from 17 to 25 on English, and from 17 to 25 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you scored above 24 in ACT Composite, 23 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Math - this should get you admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
16
21
23

ACT Math
16
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(605)
626-3011
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Northern State University, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (605) 626-3011 or check Northern State University Website

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