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Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Saint Mary of the Woods College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.8%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Mary of the Woods College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 450 out of 594 applicants were admitted making Saint Mary of the Woods 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 64 percent. Saint Mary of the Woods College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Saint Mary of the Woods College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Saint Mary of the Woods College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1060

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Mary of the Woods College?

Saint Mary of the Woods College typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 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

Saint Mary of the Woods College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >84%
1055 to 1140 Avg + 76%-84%
970 to 1055 Avg - 65%-76%
885 to 970 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 885 Low <52%
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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
34%
ACT Scores for Saint Mary of the Woods College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Saint Mary of the Woods College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 23
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 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College?

Admission data indicates that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods 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 #38 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Mary of the Woods College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Mary of the Woods College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >86%
20 to 23 Avg + 76%-86%
18 to 20 Avg - 67%-76%
16 to 18 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 16 Low <58%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.16
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Saint Mary of the Woods College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Mary of the Woods College was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.16 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Saint Mary of the Woods College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 23% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 14% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 16% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

79% of Saint Mary of the Woods College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Mary of the Woods College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Saint Mary of the Woods College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 505 89 594
Accepted 390 60 450
Acceptance Rate 77% 67% 76%
Enrolled 120 15 135
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 25% 30%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Mary of the Woods College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Saint Mary of the Woods 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 Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Mary of the Woods 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=152381 IPEDS survey data for Saint Mary of the Woods College.