mount st mary’s university acceptance rate

MEMMITSBURG, MARYLAND

Mount St. Mary’s University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mount St Mary’s University

Acceptance Rate

ACCEPTANCE RATE

68.1%

Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Mount St. Mary’s University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,721 out of 5,462 applicants were admitted making Mount St. Mary’s University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Mount St Mary’s University typically accepts and attracts “B+” average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Mount St. Mary’s University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT RANGE

1000-1210

APPLICANTS SUBMITTING SAT

87%

SAT Reading 25th490
SAT Math 25th510
SAT Composite 25th1000
SAT Reading 75th590
SAT Math 75th620
SAT Composite 75th1210
Average SAT Score1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount St Mary’s University?

Mount St Mary’s University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT’s as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board’s concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT SCORE (1600 SCALE)COMPETITIVENESSADMISSION CHANCES
1210 and AboveGood>78%
1105 to 1210Avg +68%-78%
1000 to 1105Avg –56%-68%
895 to 1000Reach42%-56%
Less than 895Low<42%

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Mount St. Mary’s University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT RANGE

18-25 

APPLICANTS SUBMITTING ACT

13%

ACT Reading 25th17
ACT Math 25th16
ACT Composite 25th18
ACT Reading 75th24
ACT Math 75th25
ACT Composite 75th25
Average ACT Score21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mount St. Mary’s University?

Admission data indicates that Mount St. Mary’s University regularly accepts students with ACT’s of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants – and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount St Mary’s University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT SCORECOMPETITIVENESSADMISSION CHANCES
25 and AboveGood>80%
21 to 25Avg +68%-80%
18 to 21Avg –57%-68%
15 to 18Reach46%-57%
Less than 15Low<46%

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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

AVG. HIGH SCHOOL GPA

3.42

TYPICAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADES

B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Mount St Mary’s University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount St Mary’s University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be acceptedas Mount St. Mary’s University accepts 68% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

HIGH SCHOOL GPAFRESHMEN WITHIN RANGECOMPETITIVENESS
3.75+34%Good
3.50 to 3.7516%Avg +
3.25 to 3.5011%Avg +
3.00 to 3.2518%Avg –
2.75 to 3.0017%Reach
2.50 to 2.753%Reach
2.25 to 2.501%Reach
2.00 to 2.25N/A%Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

68% of Mount St Mary’s University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

HIGH SCHOOL CLASS RANKFRESHMEN WITHIN RANGE
Top 10% of class15%
Top 25% of class35%
Top 50% of class68%
Bottom 50% of class32%
Bottom 25% of class8%

Data Sources, Wintergreen Orchard House

Admission Statistics

WOMENMENTOTAL
Applied3,2852,1775,462
Accepted2,2201,5013,721
Acceptance Rate68%69%68%
Enrolled280269549
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)13%18%15%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

APPLICATIONS WERE DUE

Mar 1, 2020

DAYS LEFT TO APPLY

None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount St Mary’s University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test ScoresRequired
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankNeither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

AP CreditYes
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163462 IPEDS survey data for Mount St Mary’s University.

Frequently Asked Questions

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87% of students submit their SAT scores to Mount St. Mary’s University. 13% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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