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Mount St. Mary's University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

61.5%
Admission Difficulty for Mount St Mary's University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Mount St. Mary's University? The school has a 62% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,745 out of 6,086 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 56 percent. Mount St Mary's University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1020-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Mount St Mary's University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Mount St Mary's University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
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 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 915. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mount St Mary's University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >74%
1125 to 1230 Avg + 62%-74%
1020 to 1125 Avg - 49%-62%
915 to 1020 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 915 Low <36%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
19%
ACT Scores for Mount St Mary's University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Mount St Mary's University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
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. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount St Mary's University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount St Mary's University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >76%
21 to 24 Avg + 62%-76%
19 to 21 Avg - 52%-62%
17 to 19 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 17 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.42
Typical High School Grades
B+

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mount St. Mary's University accepts 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Mount St Mary's University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 34% Good
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

Admission Statistics

Mount St Mary's University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,741 2,345 6,086
Accepted 2,287 1,458 3,745
Acceptance Rate 61% 62% 62%
Enrolled 221 196 417
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 11%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
73

Applicants have 73 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2019.

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.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount St Mary's University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Mount St Mary's University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mount St Mary's University
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=163462 IPEDS survey data for Mount St Mary's University.