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Mount St. Mary's College Admission Requirements

Los Angeles, California

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Chances of getting into Mount St. Mary's College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89.7%
Admission Difficulty for Mount St. Mary's College
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Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Mount St. Mary's College and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #95 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,941 out of 2,165 applicants were admitted making Mount St. Mary's College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Mount St. Mary's College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Mount St. Mary's College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mount St. Mary's College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for Mount St. Mary's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Mount St. Mary's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount St. Mary's College?

Mount St. Mary's College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #57 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mount St. Mary's College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >94%
1045 to 1170 Avg + 90%-94%
920 to 1045 Avg - 84%-90%
795 to 920 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 795 Low <76%
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Mount St. Mary's College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for Mount St. Mary's College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Mount St. Mary's College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Mount St. Mary's College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #67 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount St. Mary's College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount St. Mary's College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >94%
19 to 22 Avg + 90%-94%
17 to 19 Avg - 85%-90%
15 to 17 Reach 79%-85%
Less than 15 Low <79%
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Mount St. Mary's College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Mount St. Mary's College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Mount St. Mary's College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount St. Mary's College was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #52 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mount St. Mary's College accepts 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Mount St. Mary's College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 22% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Mount St. Mary's College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,105 60 2,165
Accepted 1,900 41 1,941
Acceptance Rate 90% 68% 90%
Enrolled 386 16 402
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 39% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Mount St. Mary's College is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount St. Mary's College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Mount St. Mary's College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mount St. Mary's College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=119173 IPEDS survey data for Mount St. Mary's College.

FAQs

Does Mount St. Mary's College prefer SAT or ACT?

92% of students submit their SAT scores to Mount St. Mary's College. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Mount St. Mary's College?

90% of those who apply are granted admission to Mount St. Mary's College. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Mount St. Mary's College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1170. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Mount St. Mary's College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.