|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into St. Mary's and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,366 out of 1,621 applicants were admitted making St Mary's College of Maryland an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. St Mary's College of Maryland typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St Mary's College of Maryland?
St Mary's College of Maryland 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1175 to 1290||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1060 to 1175||Avg -||76%-84%|
|945 to 1060||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 945||Low||<64%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Mary's?
Admission data indicates that St. Mary's regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 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 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St Mary's College of Maryland.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>90%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||84%-90%|
|21 to 25||Avg -||76%-84%|
|17 to 21||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 17||Low||<64%|
What GPA do you need to get into St Mary's College of Maryland?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into St. Mary's. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St Mary's College of Maryland was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.53 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as St. Mary's accepts 84% of all applicants.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.53 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
64% of St Mary's College of Maryland 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||28%|
|Top 25% of class||64%|
|Top 50% of class||87%|
|Bottom 50% of class||13%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||24%||23%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to St Mary's College of Maryland and what student information is used for 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||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163912 IPEDS survey data for St Mary's College of Maryland.
85% of students submit their SAT scores to St. Mary's. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
84% of those who apply are granted admission to St. Mary's. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1290. 85% 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 21 and 29. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.