The acceptance rate at Molloy College is 74%. It ranks #92 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Molloy College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,739 out of 5,043 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent (SAT 1080/1250 ACT 21/28). Molloy College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Molloy College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 89% of students submitted SAT scores and 30% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1170
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Molloy College?
Molloy College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 990. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. Molloy College ranks #40 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.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||24
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 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 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #51 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Molloy College.
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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 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #101 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Molloy College accepts 74% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||9.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||9.0%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.0%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||24.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||19.0%||Avg -|
|2.00 to 2.49||16.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||5.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
66% of Molloy College 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||22%|
|Top 25% of class||66%|
|Top 50% of class||92%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||17%||15%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Molloy College is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Molloy 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||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Molloy College. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to Molloy College. Admission competition is low 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 1080 and 1250. 89% 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 28. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.