Southwest Minnesota State University: Admission & Tests

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Below is a quick overview of Southwest Minnesota 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
Southwest Minnesota State University admission requirements are somewhat competitive, in 2015/16 the college accepted 64 percent of those who apply.

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

Southwest Minnesota State University most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

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

The undergraduate application fee at Southwest Minnesota State University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test is a rare stage of the application process. Only 2 percent of applicants at Southwest Minnesota State University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 350 to 560 on Critical Reading, from 360 to 550 on Math, and from 310 to 560 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you scored above 510 in SAT Critical Reading, 500 in SAT Math, and 500 in SAT Writing, that should get you admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
330
460
510

SAT Math
340
460
500

SAT Writing
290
440
500

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a really important stage of the application process at Southwest Minnesota State University. 88 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 25 on Composite, from 16 to 24 on English, and from 17 to 25 on Math. Hence if you have above 24 in ACT Composite, 22 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Math, that will most likely get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
15
20
22

ACT Math
16
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(507)
537-7678
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southwest Minnesota State University, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (507) 537-7678 or check Southwest Minnesota State University Website

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