Mount St. Mary's University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mount St Mary's University
How hard is it to get into Mount St. Mary's University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,937 out of 6,130 applicants were admitted making Mount St. Mary's University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Mount St Mary's University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% 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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Mount St. Mary's University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT82%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|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 Mount St Mary's University?
Mount St Mary's University typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 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||>75%|
|1160 to 1260||Avg +||64%-75%|
|1060 to 1160||Avg -||51%-64%|
|960 to 1060||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 960||Low||<38%|
Mount St. Mary's University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT17%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|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 Mount St. Mary's University?
Admission data indicates that Mount St. Mary's University 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 #12 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount St Mary's University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>77%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||64%-77%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||54%-64%|
|17 to 19||Reach||43%-54%|
|Less than 17||Low||<43%|
Avg. High School GPA3.42
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Mount St Mary's University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount St Mary's University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mount St. Mary's University accepts 64% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||17%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
68% of Mount St Mary's University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||35%|
|Top 50% of class||68%|
|Bottom 50% of class||32%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||17%||13%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply105
Applicants have 105 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Mount St. Mary's University before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Mount St Mary's University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor 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=163462 IPEDS survey data for Mount St Mary's University.