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Admission Comparison Between Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Members

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). The average acceptance rate of colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) is 83.66% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 17.18%.
Drake University has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 69.00% and University of Northern Iowa has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 37.99% among colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2021-2022.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Colleges In Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)
Name ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
Bradley University10,109 (4,121/5,988) 7,683 (3,050/4,611) 1,076 (488/553) 76% (74%/77%) 14% (16%/9%)
Illinois State University11,913 (4,639/7,274) 10,960 (4,129/6,765) 3,398 (1,404/1,962) 92% (89%/93%) 31% (34%/27%)
Loyola University Chicago37,824 (12,084/25,740) 29,124 (8,821/20,335) 2,912 (882/2,033) 77% (73%/79%) 10% (10%/8%)
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale6,987 (2,788/4,193) 6,638 (2,621/4,025) 1,394 (681/725) 95% (94%/96%) 21% (26%/17%)
University of Evansville3,661 (1,351/2,310) 2,746 (1,000/1,733) 329 (120/208) 75% (74%/75%) 12% (12%/9%)
Indiana State University12,581 (4,383/8,198) 11,826 (4,032/7,788) 1,419 (605/857) 94% (92%/95%) 12% (15%/10%)
Valparaiso University6,095 (2,778/3,317) 5,668 (2,584/3,118) 624 (594/0) 93% (93%/94%) 11% (23%/0%)
Drake University7,932 (3,224/4,707) 5,473 (2,096/3,389) 766 (272/474) 69% (65%/72%) 14% (13%/10%)
University of Northern Iowa4,772 (1,809/2,963) 4,104 (1,501/2,607) 1,559 (556/1,017) 86% (83%/88%) 38% (37%/34%)
Missouri State University-Springfield9,726 (3,384/6,342) 9,142 (3,113/6,025) 2,560 (965/1,627) 94% (92%/95%) 28% (31%/26%)
Average11,160 (4,056/4,056)9,336 (3,295/6,040)1,604 (657/1,051)83.66% (81.2%/148.9%)17.18% (19.9%/15.7%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,048 and 75th percentile is 1,256 for colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 580 and the average SAT Math score is 572.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). The following table compares SAT Scores between colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) for academic year 2021-2022.
SAT Score Comparison Between Colleges In Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
Bradley University39%
(407)
530640530640
Illinois State University51%
(1,715)
510610490590
Loyola University Chicago23%
(652)
590690570670
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale43%
(608)
480590450570
University of Evansville51%
(168)
520630530620
Indiana State UniversityTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Valparaiso UniversityTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Drake University14%
(108)
600710590700
University of Northern Iowa3%
(41)
490580490610
Missouri State University-Springfield7%
(180)
510600500600
Average28.88% 528.75631.25 518.75625.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 65 and 75th percentile is 85 for colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 26, the average ACT English score is 25, and the average ACT Math score is 24.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). The following table compares ACT Scores between colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) for academic year 2021-2022.
ACT Score Comparison Between Colleges In Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
Bradley University17%
(175)
2430 23312328
Illinois State University19%
(643)
2127 20271927
Loyola University Chicago22%
(618)
2732 26342529
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale18%
(250)
2028 20281826
University of Evansville26%
(86)
2229 21302227
Indiana State UniversityTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Valparaiso UniversityTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Drake University43%
(328)
2531 24322429
University of Northern Iowa66%
(1,017)
2026 19251826
Missouri State University-Springfield81%
(2,081)
2026 20261826
Average36.50% 22.3828.63 21.6329.13 20.8827.25

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying colleges in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) based on academic year 2021-2022 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Colleges In Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)
NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
Bradley University
Illinois State University
Loyola University Chicago
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
University of Evansville
Indiana State University
Valparaiso University
Drake University
University of Northern Iowa
Missouri State University-Springfield

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)