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Molloy College Admission Requirements

Rockville Centre, New York

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Chances of getting into Molloy College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81%
Admission Difficulty for Molloy College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Molloy College and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #120 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,587 out of 4,427 applicants were admitted making Molloy College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Molloy College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Molloy College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Molloy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Molloy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Molloy College 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #52 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Molloy College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >88%
1145 to 1230 Avg + 81%-88%
1060 to 1145 Avg - 71%-81%
975 to 1060 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 975 Low <60%
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Molloy College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for Molloy College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Molloy College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Molloy College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Molloy College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Molloy College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >88%
24 to 26 Avg + 81%-88%
22 to 24 Avg - 71%-81%
20 to 22 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 20 Low <60%
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Molloy College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Molloy College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Molloy College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Molloy College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #99 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Molloy College accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Molloy College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Good
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

56% of Molloy College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Molloy College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 56%
Top 50% of class 92%
Bottom 50% of class 8%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Molloy College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,113 1,314 4,427
Accepted 2,530 1,057 3,587
Acceptance Rate 81% 80% 81%
Enrolled 401 197 598
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Molloy College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Molloy College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Molloy College
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=193292 IPEDS survey data for Molloy College.

FAQs

Does Molloy College prefer SAT or ACT?

89% of students submit their SAT scores to Molloy College. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Molloy College?

81% of those who apply are granted admission to Molloy College. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Molloy College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1230. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Molloy College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.