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Marietta College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

61.4%
Admission Difficulty for Marietta College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Marietta College? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,658 out of 2,700 applicants were admitted making Marietta College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Marietta College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1030-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
25%
SAT Scores for Marietta College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Marietta College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1300
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Marietta College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1165 out of 1600. 25 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

Marietta College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >73%
1165 to 1300 Avg + 61%-73%
1030 to 1165 Avg - 48%-61%
895 to 1030 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 895 Low <35%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
76%
ACT Scores for Marietta College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Marietta College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Marietta 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 76 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marietta College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Marietta College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >75%
23 to 26 Avg + 61%-75%
21 to 23 Avg - 51%-61%
19 to 21 Reach 40%-51%
Less than 19 Low <40%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.41
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Marietta College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marietta College was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Marietta College accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Marietta College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 31% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Marietta College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,037 1,663 2,700
Accepted 671 987 1,658
Acceptance Rate 65% 59% 61%
Enrolled 90 155 245
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 16% 15%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Marietta 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=203845 IPEDS survey data for Marietta College.