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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
89.3%
Admission Difficulty for Mount St. Mary's College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Mount St. Mary's College and can I get accepted? The school has a 89% acceptance rate ranking it #91 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,774 out of 1,986 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 70 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. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Mount St. Mary's College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 92% of students submitted SAT scores and 20% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Mount St. Mary's College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for Mount St. Mary's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Mount St. Mary's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1010

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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #59 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 2020 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
1110 and Above Good >93%
1005 to 1110 Avg + 89%-93%
900 to 1005 Avg - 83%-89%
795 to 900 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 795 Low <74%
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Mount St. Mary's College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
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 18
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 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 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 16 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #51 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 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount St. Mary's College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >94%
20 to 23 Avg + 89%-94%
18 to 20 Avg - 84%-89%
16 to 18 Reach 78%-84%
Less than 16 Low <78%
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Mount St. Mary's College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about 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 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #77 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mount St. Mary's College accepts 89% 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
4.0 3.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 11.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 22.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 23.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 21.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 5.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

52% of Mount St. Mary's College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Mount St. Mary's College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 82%
Lower 50% of class 18%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Mount St. Mary's College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,894 92 1,986
Accepted 1,719 55 1,774
Acceptance Rate 91% 60% 89%
Enrolled 352 20 372
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 36% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 Considered but not 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?

89% 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 900 and 1110. 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 18 and 23. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.