Mount Saint Mary College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mount Saint Mary College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Mount Saint Mary College and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate ranking it #147 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,571 out of 3,824 applicants were admitted making Mount Saint Mary College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Mount Saint Mary College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Mount Saint Mary College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT89%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount Saint Mary College?
Mount Saint Mary College typically requires 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #66 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1155 to 1230||Avg +||93%-96%|
|1080 to 1155||Avg -||89%-93%|
|1005 to 1080||Reach||82%-89%|
|Less than 1005||Low||<82%|
Mount Saint Mary College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT32%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mount Saint Mary College?
Admission data indicates that Mount Saint Mary College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #70 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Saint Mary College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>96%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||93%-96%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||90%-93%|
|17 to 19||Reach||85%-90%|
|Less than 17||Low||<85%|
Avg. High School GPA3.1
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Mount Saint Mary College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount Saint Mary College was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #67 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mount Saint Mary College accepts 93% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||29%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||17%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||3%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
69% of Mount Saint Mary College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||30%|
|Top 50% of class||69%|
|Bottom 50% of class||31%|
|Bottom 25% of class||9%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||12%||11%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply327
Applicants have 327 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Mount Saint Mary College before the Aug 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Mount Saint Mary College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193353 IPEDS survey data for Mount Saint Mary College.