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Missouri Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 590,915 students have applied and among them 354,871 were admitted to Missouri Colleges. 110,894 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Missouri Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total590,915 354,871110,894
Public Schools261,083 203,47267,770
4 Years (Or High)259,967 202,68067,148
2-4 Years341 232166
Less Than 2 Years775 560456
Private Schools329,832 151,39943,124
4 Years (Or High)328,981 150,73042,777
2-4 Years851 669347
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Missouri Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Missouri Colleges is 60.05% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 77.93% and the average rate of private schools was 45.90%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Missouri Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average60.05%
Public Schools77.93%
4 Years (Or High)77.96%
2-4 Years68.04%
Less Than 2 Years72.26%
Private Schools45.90%
4 Years (Or High)45.82%
2-4 Years78.61%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Missouri Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Missouri Colleges was 60.05% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 77.93% and the average rate of private schools was 45.90%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Missouri Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average31.25%
Public Schools33.31%
4 Years (Or High)33.13%
2-4 Years71.55%
Less Than 2 Years81.43%
Private Schools28.48%
4 Years (Or High)28.38%
2-4 Years51.87%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Missouri Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Missouri Colleges is 761 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%346345
75%413417
Public Schools25%418419
75%504509
Private Schools25%274272
75%322325
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Missouri Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Missouri Colleges is 37 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2021-2022)
Missouri Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%16 1515
75%21 2120
Public Schools25%191818
75%252524
Private Schools25%131212
75%171716
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Missouri Colleges