University of St. Mary Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Saint Mary
How hard is it to get into University of St. Mary and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 492 out of 1,001 applicants were admitted making University of St. Mary a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. University of Saint Mary typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
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University of St. Mary SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT27%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 27 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|
|1230 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1135 to 1230||Avg +||49%-62%|
|1040 to 1135||Avg -||36%-49%|
|945 to 1040||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 945||Low||<25%|
University of St. Mary ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT80%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Saint Mary.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>64%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||49%-64%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||39%-49%|
|17 to 19||Reach||29%-39%|
|Less than 17||Low||<29%|
Avg. High School GPA3.29
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Saint Mary. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Saint Mary was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Kansas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of St. Mary will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||26%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
68% of University of Saint Mary freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||2%|
|Top 25% of class||3%|
|Top 50% of class||32%|
|Bottom 50% of class||68%|
|Bottom 25% of class||97%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||28%||29%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Saint Mary and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155812 IPEDS survey data for University of Saint Mary.