Mount St. Mary's College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mount St. Mary's College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Mount St. Mary's College and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #90 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,910 out of 2,352 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Mount St. Mary's College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Mount St. Mary's College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT89%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
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 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #63 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1095 to 1190||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1000 to 1095||Avg -||71%-81%|
|905 to 1000||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 905||Low||<60%|
Mount St. Mary's College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT15%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||18|
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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #70 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount St. Mary's College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>89%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||81%-89%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||74%-81%|
|14 to 16||Reach||65%-74%|
|Less than 14||Low||<65%|
Avg. High School GPA3.34
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need 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 #45 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 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||48%||26%|
What are the requirements for admission to Mount St. Mary's College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.