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Molloy College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

76.9%
Admission Difficulty for Molloy College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Molloy College? The school has a 77% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,100 out of 4,030 applicants were admitted making Molloy College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Molloy College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1060-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
88%
SAT Scores for Molloy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Molloy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1240
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Molloy College?

Molloy College typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Molloy College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >85%
1150 to 1240 Avg + 77%-85%
1060 to 1150 Avg - 66%-77%
970 to 1060 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 970 Low <54%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
ACT Scores for Molloy College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Molloy College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Molloy College?

Admission data indicates that Molloy College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Molloy College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Molloy College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >86%
23 to 26 Avg + 77%-86%
21 to 23 Avg - 69%-77%
19 to 21 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 19 Low <59%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Molloy College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Molloy College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Molloy College accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Molloy College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Good
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Molloy College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,801 1,229 4,030
Accepted 2,151 949 3,100
Acceptance Rate 77% 77% 77%
Enrolled 368 197 565
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 21% 18%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Molloy College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Molloy College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Molloy College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193292 IPEDS survey data for Molloy College.