|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Mercy and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #121 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,485 out of 6,720 applicants were admitted making Mercy College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Mercy College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Mercy College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1080|
|Average SAT Score||990|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mercy College?
Mercy College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #86 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1080 and Above||Good||>89%|
|985 to 1080||Avg +||82%-89%|
|890 to 985||Avg -||73%-82%|
|795 to 890||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 795||Low||<61%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||20|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mercy?
Admission data indicates that Mercy regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #71 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mercy College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>89%|
|20 to 24||Avg +||82%-89%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||74%-82%|
|14 to 17||Reach||65%-74%|
|Less than 14||Low||<65%|
What GPA do you need to get into Mercy College?
You can get into Mercy with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mercy College was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #104 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mercy accepts 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||7%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||37%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||14%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||8%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||19%||18%|
Applicants have 286 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Mercy College is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Mercy College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193016 IPEDS survey data for Mercy College.
82% of those who apply are granted admission to Mercy. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1080. 0% 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 17 and 24. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.