Chances of getting into Marymount Manhattan College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Marymount Manhattan College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into MMC and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #106 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,444 out of 5,692 applicants were admitted making Marymount Manhattan College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Marymount Manhattan College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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MMC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Marymount Manhattan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Marymount Manhattan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1130

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Marymount Manhattan College?

Marymount Manhattan College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #59 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Marymount Manhattan College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >86%
1125 to 1220 Avg + 78%-86%
1030 to 1125 Avg - 68%-78%
935 to 1030 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 935 Low <55%
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MMC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Marymount Manhattan College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Marymount Manhattan College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MMC?

Admission data indicates that MMC 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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marymount Manhattan College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Marymount Manhattan College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >86%
24 to 27 Avg + 78%-86%
21 to 24 Avg - 68%-78%
18 to 21 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 18 Low <55%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into Marymount Manhattan College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marymount Manhattan College was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #55 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MMC accepts 78% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Marymount Manhattan College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,505 1,187 5,692
Accepted 3,584 860 4,444
Acceptance Rate 80% 72% 78%
Enrolled 393 90 483
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 10% 11%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marymount Manhattan College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Marymount Manhattan College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Marymount Manhattan College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Marymount Manhattan College.

Frequently Asked Questions

72% of students submit their SAT scores to MMC. 31% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

78% of those who apply are granted admission to MMC. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1220. 72% 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 27. 31% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.