University of Missouri Columbia: Admission & Tests

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Below is a quick review of University of Missouri Columbia 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
University of Missouri Columbia admission criteria are rather easy; in 2015/16 this college accepted 78 percent of the applicants.

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

University of Missouri Columbia normally 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
$55
University of Missouri Columbia requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Missouri Columbia is $55.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is unusual stage of the application. Only 8 percent of applicants at University of Missouri Columbia took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 510 to 670 on Critical Reading and from 510 to 670 on Math. So, if you got a score above 630 in SAT Critical Reading and 630 in SAT Math, that gives good chances to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
470
590
630

SAT Math
470
590
630

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a necessary stage of the application procedure at University of Missouri Columbia. 94% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 23 to 30 on Composite, from 22 to 31 on English, and from 22 to 28 on Math. It looks like if you got a score above 29 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, and 27 in ACT Math - that is enough to be admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
21
27
29

ACT English
20
27
29

ACT Math
20
25
27

Contact Admissions

Phone
(573)
882-2121
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to University of Missouri Columbia, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (573) 882-2121 or check University of Missouri Columbia Website

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