University of Missouri Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

The University of Missouri (UM) was founded in 1839 and is the first public college established west of the Mississippi River. It was initially established as a land-grant institution with a mission to provide education to the citizens of Missouri. The university was originally located in Columbia, MO, on Francis Quadrangle, where it still stands today. Since its establishment, the University of Missouri has grown in size and scope to become one of the most respected universities in the country. The university now offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in 19 different colleges and schools. In addition to its academic programs, UM also offers a variety of research opportunities for students and faculty members alike. Throughout its history, UM has been dedicated to providing quality education to its students and has been recognized for its excellence by multiple organizations including U.S News & World Report, which ranked UM as one of the top public universities in the country for 2020-2021. Additionally, UM is home to several highly acclaimed research centers such as The Center for Plant Science Innovation and The Bond Life Sciences Center which have both made significant contributions to scientific research over the years. Check USPRIVATESCHOOLSFINDER.COM for a list of private schools in Louisiana by county.

University of Missouri, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of University of Missouri. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about University of Missouri, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

The University of Missouri is a public research university located in Columbia, Missouri. Founded in 1839, it is the oldest public university west of the Mississippi River and the first public university founded in Missouri. The University of Missouri has an enrollment of over 30,000 students and offers over 300 degree programs. The most popular majors at the University of Missouri include business, engineering, health sciences, communication studies and education.

Admission to the University of Missouri is highly competitive. In 2020, the acceptance rate was 72%, with an average SAT score between 1130-1300 and an average ACT score between 24-29. In addition to strong academic performance, prospective students should also demonstrate leadership qualities and involvement in extracurricular activities to be considered for admission. The university also considers factors such as geographic diversity and personal background when making admissions decisions. Once accepted into the University of Missouri, students are encouraged to take advantage of the many resources available on campus such as academic support services, student organizations, career services and housing options.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity more selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 84%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 84%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 17,465
Female applicants 9,439
Male applicants 8,026
Applicants accepted 14,596
Female applicants accepted 7,930
Male applicants accepted 6,666
Freshman enrollment 6,089
Female freshman enrollment 3,215
Male freshman enrollment 2,874
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 78%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 9%
SAT Critical Reading average score 592
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 540-650
SAT Math average score 587
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 530-650
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 97%
Average ACT Composite score 26
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 23-28
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 22-27
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 23-29