The acceptance rate at Mercy is 82%. It ranks #121 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Mercy College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,939 out of 7,246 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent (SAT 930/1110 ACT 18/26). Mercy College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.12. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Mercy application fee is $40 and applications are due by Aug 1.
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||470|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1020
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mercy College?
Mercy College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 840. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. Mercy ranks #73 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mercy?
Admission data indicates that Mercy regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #64 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mercy College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Mercy College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Mercy. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mercy College was 3.12 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #97 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.12 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mercy accepts 82% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||5.5%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||12.07%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.61%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||15.52%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||34.15%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||12.28%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||17%||17%|
Applicants have 243 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.
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|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|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 easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1110. 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 18 and 26. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.