The acceptance rate at St. Mary's College is 82%. It ranks #31 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Saint Mary's College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,966 out of 2,412 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 37 percent (SAT 1068/1260 ACT 22/28). Saint Mary's College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.82. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Saint Mary's College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 65% of students submitted SAT scores and 58% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||528|
|SAT Composite 25th||1068|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1160
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Mary's College?
Saint Mary's College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1068 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. St. Mary's College ranks #11 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.
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|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||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25
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 #10 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Mary's College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Saint Mary's College?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into St. Mary's College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Mary's College was 3.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.82 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as St. Mary's College accepts 82% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||22.37%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||20.75%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||14.82%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||5.12%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||2.43%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
63% 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||26%|
|Top 25% of class||63%|
|Top 50% of class||92%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||?||20%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Mary's College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Mary's College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|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=152390 IPEDS survey data for Saint Mary's College.
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 challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1068 and 1260. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 58% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.