St. Mary's College Admission RequirementsNotre Dame, Indiana
Chances of getting into Saint Mary's College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into St. Mary's College and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #37 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,525 out of 1,862 applicants were admitted making Saint Mary's College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. Saint Mary's College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% 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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St. Mary's College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT65%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Mary's College?
Saint Mary's College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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|
|1260 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1155 to 1260||Avg +||82%-89%|
|1050 to 1155||Avg -||73%-82%|
|945 to 1050||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 945||Low||<61%|
St. Mary's College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT58%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Mary's College?
Admission data indicates that St. Mary's College 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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Mary's College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>89%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||82%-89%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||73%-82%|
|19 to 22||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 19||Low||<61%|
Avg. High School GPA3.69
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Saint Mary's College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Mary's College was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.69 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as St. Mary's College accepts 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||3%||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|
57% of Saint Mary's College 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||27%|
|Top 25% of class||57%|
|Top 50% of class||90%|
|Bottom 50% of class||10%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||�||26%|
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Mary's College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|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=152390 IPEDS survey data for Saint Mary's College.
Frequently Asked Questions
65% of students submit their SAT scores to St. Mary's College. 58% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
82% of those who apply are granted admission to St. Mary's College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1260. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.