Saint Marys College of California Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Saint Marys College of California
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Saint Marys College of California and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #92 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,784 out of 4,636 applicants were admitted making Saint Marys College of California 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 36 percent. Saint Marys College of California typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Saint Marys College of California SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT66%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Average SAT Score||1220|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Marys College of California?
Saint Marys College of California typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 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|
|1310 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1220 to 1310||Avg +||82%-89%|
|1130 to 1220||Avg -||73%-82%|
|1040 to 1130||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 1040||Low||<61%|
Saint Marys College of California ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT44%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saint Marys College of California?
Admission data indicates that Saint Marys College of California regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Marys College of California.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>90%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||82%-90%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||75%-82%|
|20 to 22||Reach||66%-75%|
|Less than 20||Low||<66%|
Avg. High School GPA3.61
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Saint Marys College of California. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Marys College of California was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.61 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint Marys College of California accepts 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
64% of Saint Marys College of California freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||31%|
|Top 25% of class||64%|
|Top 50% of class||92%|
|Bottom 50% of class||8%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||19%||17%|
Applications are DueFeb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply101
Applicants have 101 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Saint Marys College of California before the Feb 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Marys College of California and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=123554 IPEDS survey data for Saint Marys College of California.