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Admission Comparison Between Best Colleges in Missouri

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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 best schools in Missouri. The average acceptance rate of best schools in Missouri is 52.03% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 27.78%.
Washington University in St Louis has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 16.02% and Missouri Baptist University has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 50.20% among best schools in Missouri. 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 2020-2021.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Best Schools In Missouri
RankName ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
1 Washington University in St Louis27,949 (13,312/14,637) 4,477 (2,102/2,375) 1,804 (845/959) 16% (16%/16%) 40% (40%/7%)
2 Missouri University of Science and Technology5,528 (3,778/1,750) 4,503 (3,171/1,332) 1,111 (865/246) 81% (84%/76%) 25% (27%/14%)
3 Saint Louis University16,580 (6,498/10,082) 9,208 (3,618/5,590) 1,542 (571/971) 56% (56%/55%) 17% (16%/10%)
4 Webster University2,901 (1,141/1,760) 1,541 (638/903) 409 (186/223) 53% (56%/51%) 27% (29%/13%)
5 DeVry University-MissouriNo admission statistics available for the school.
6 University of Missouri-Columbia20,641 (8,658/11,983) 16,880 (7,067/9,813) 5,315 (2,418/2,897) 82% (82%/82%) 31% (34%/24%)
7 University of Missouri-Kansas City5,672 (2,064/3,608) 3,574 (1,279/2,295) 1,059 (372/687) 63% (62%/64%) 30% (29%/19%)
8 Truman State University3,839 (1,581/2,258) 2,768 (1,099/1,669) 727 (289/438) 72% (70%/74%) 26% (26%/19%)
9 Missouri Baptist University765 (416/349) 496 (254/242) 249 (130/119) 65% (61%/69%) 50% (51%/34%)
10 University of Missouri-St Louis3,511 (1,248/2,263) 2,022 (741/1,281) 417 (203/214) 58% (59%/57%) 21% (27%/9%)
Average9,710 (4,300/4,300)5,052 (2,219/2,833)1,404 (653/750)52.03% (51.6%/65.9%)27.78% (29.4%/26.5%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,120 and 75th percentile is 1,317 for best schools in Missouri. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 609 and the average SAT Math score is 609.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Missouri. The following table compares SAT Scores between best schools in Missouri for academic year 2020-2021.
SAT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Missouri
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
1Washington University in St Louis37%
(661)
720760760800
2Missouri University of Science and Technology10%
(112)
598670640720
3Saint Louis University35%
(536)
580680580690
4Webster University21%
(84)
548650530610
5DeVry University-MissouriTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
6University of Missouri-Columbia9%
(475)
560660550660
7University of Missouri-Kansas City3%
(36)
495635505680
8Truman State University9%
(66)
550680530650
9Missouri Baptist University15%
(37)
430540410510
10University of Missouri-St Louis12%
(48)
560640530615
Average16.78% 560.11657.22 559.44659.44

*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 68 and 75th percentile is 87 for best schools in Missouri. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 26, the average ACT English score is 27, and the average ACT Math score is 25.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Missouri. The following table compares ACT Scores between best schools in Missouri for academic year 2020-2021.
ACT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Missouri
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
1Washington University in St Louis67%
(1,210)
3335 34353035
2Missouri University of Science and Technology92%
(1,023)
2631 24322531
3Saint Louis University72%
(1,116)
2531 25342429
4Webster University77%
(314)
2027 20291726
5DeVry University-MissouriTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
6University of Missouri-Columbia91%
(4,828)
2329 22312228
7University of Missouri-Kansas City93%
(981)
2028 20281927
8Truman State University95%
(690)
2430 23332328
9Missouri Baptist University82%
(204)
1823 17231623
10University of Missouri-St Louis89%
(373)
2127 20281926
Average84.22% 23.3329.00 22.7830.33 21.6728.11

*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 best schools in Missouri based on academic year 2020-2021 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Best Schools In Missouri
Rank NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
1 Washington University in St Louis
2 Missouri University of Science and Technology
3 Saint Louis University
4 Webster University
5 DeVry University-Missouri
6 University of Missouri-Columbia
7 University of Missouri-Kansas City
8 Truman State University
9 Missouri Baptist University
10 University of Missouri-St Louis

: 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)
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