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University of St. Mary Admission Requirements

Leavenworth, Kansas

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Chances of getting into University of Saint Mary

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
60%
Admission Difficulty for University of Saint Mary
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into University of St. Mary and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of St. Mary is 60%.  It ranks #9 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. University of St. Mary is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 819 out of 1,375 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent (SAT 870/1060 ACT 17/23). University of Saint Mary typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.2. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of St. Mary application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jun 9.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Saint Mary. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 18% of students submitted SAT scores and 85% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

University of St. Mary SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
870-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for University of Saint Mary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for University of Saint Mary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 970

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of Saint Mary typically prefers applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 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 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. University of St. Mary ranks #10 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Saint Mary admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >72%
965 to 1060 Avg + 60%-72%
870 to 965 Avg - 47%-60%
775 to 870 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 775 Low <34%
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University of St. Mary ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
85%
ACT Scores for University of Saint Mary
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of Saint Mary
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 University of St. Mary ?

Admission data indicates that University of St. Mary regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #9 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Saint Mary.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Saint Mary admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >72%
20 to 23 Avg + 60%-72%
17 to 20 Avg - 47%-60%
14 to 17 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 14 Low <34%
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University of St. Mary GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into University of Saint Mary?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into University of St. Mary . The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Saint Mary was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of St. Mary accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Saint Mary students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 2.1% Good
3.75 to 3.99 14.4% Good
3.50 to 3.74 14.4% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 18.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.9% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 25.1% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 9.1% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

University of Saint Mary admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 531 844 1,375
Accepted 316 503 819
Acceptance Rate 60% 60% 60%
Enrolled 95 101 196
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 20% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 9, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 9, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Saint Mary is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Saint Mary and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Saint Mary Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Saint Mary
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=155812 IPEDS survey data for University of Saint Mary.

FAQs

Does University of Saint Mary prefer SAT or ACT?

18% of students submit their SAT scores to University of St. Mary . 85% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Saint Mary?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to University of St. Mary . Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Saint Mary?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1060. 18% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Saint Mary?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 85% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.