Mars Hill University Admission RequirementsMars Hill, North Carolina
Chances of getting into Mars Hill University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Mars Hill University and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,152 out of 2,008 applicants were admitted making Mars Hill University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Mars Hill University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% 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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Mars Hill University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT61%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mars Hill University?
Mars Hill University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 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|
|1130 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1025 to 1130||Avg +||57%-69%|
|920 to 1025||Avg -||44%-57%|
|815 to 920||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 815||Low||<31%|
Mars Hill University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT63%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mars Hill University?
Admission data indicates that Mars Hill University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 63 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mars Hill University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>69%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||57%-69%|
|16 to 19||Avg -||44%-57%|
|13 to 16||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 13||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.23
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Mars Hill University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mars Hill University was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mars Hill University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||21%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||16%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
61% of Mars Hill University 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||27%|
|Top 50% of class||61%|
|Bottom 50% of class||39%|
|Bottom 25% of class||13%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||27%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Mars Hill University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198899 IPEDS survey data for Mars Hill University.
Frequently Asked Questions
61% of students submit their SAT scores to Mars Hill University. 63% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to Mars Hill University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1130. 61% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.