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Molloy College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

76%
Admission Difficulty for Molloy College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Molloy College? The school has a 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,184 out of 4,188 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. Molloy College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1130-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
84%
SAT Scores for Molloy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Molloy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Estimated Average SAT 1210
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 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Molloy College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >84%
1205 to 1280 Avg + 76%-84%
1130 to 1205 Avg - 65%-76%
1055 to 1130 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 1055 Low <52%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
36%
ACT Scores for Molloy College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Molloy College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 27
Estimated Average ACT 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 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. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Molloy College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Molloy College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >84%
24 to 27 Avg + 76%-84%
21 to 24 Avg - 65%-76%
18 to 21 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 18 Low <52%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will 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. 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 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Molloy College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Molloy College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,983 1,205 4,188
Accepted 2,257 927 3,184
Acceptance Rate 76% 77% 76%
Enrolled 371 143 514
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 15% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Molloy College and what considerations affect 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.