Northwest Missouri State University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Northwest. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Northwest.

What are your chances at Northwest?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Northwest or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Northwest, 6.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Northwest Missouri State University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Northwest?

    Northwest requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Recommended of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Northwest also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Northwest requires a minimum of 24 credits.

    What are Northwest Missouri State University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Northwest transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Northwest Missouri State University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Northwest on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Northwest Missouri State University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Northwest received 930 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 612 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Northwest is 65.81%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Northwest. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Northwest?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Northwest or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 612 accepted transfer students, 346 students enrolled - that means the yield was 56.54%.

    Northwest accepts 66 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Northwest

    Northwest costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for Northwest students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Northwest Missouri State University transfer GPA requirements?

    Northwest requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Northwest requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Northwest?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Northwest. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Maryville...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Northwest is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Northwest then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Northwest

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Northwest website for more info.
    Northwest accepts 65.81% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Northwest, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.37 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.5. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Northwest students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 490 610 550
    SAT Reading 390 500 445
    2018 Total SAT Score 880 1110 995
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 19 25 22
    ACT Reading 18 25 21
    2018 Total ACT Score 37 50 43

    Northwest Missouri State University’s average SAT score is 995. To be a competitive applicant for Northwest Missouri State University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Northwest?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Northwest or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Northwest, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to University of Northern Iowa
    Transfering to Upper Iowa University
    Transfering to Pittsburg State University
    Transfering to University of Minnesota-Duluth
    Transfering to Minnesota State University Moorhead