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Chances of getting into University of Mary

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
73.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of Mary
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Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Umary and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in North Dakota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,012 out of 1,376 applicants were admitted making Umary a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. University of Mary typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Mary is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Umary SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1048-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
15%
SAT Scores for University of Mary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 518
SAT Composite 25th 1048
SAT Scores for University of Mary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1160

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Mary?

University of Mary typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1048 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in North Dakota for highest average SAT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Mary admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >83%
1164 to 1280 Avg + 74%-83%
1048 to 1164 Avg - 63%-74%
932 to 1048 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 932 Low <50%
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Umary ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for University of Mary
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Mary
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Umary 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in North Dakota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Mary.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Mary admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >84%
23 to 26 Avg + 74%-84%
21 to 23 Avg - 65%-74%
19 to 21 Reach 55%-65%
Less than 19 Low <55%
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Umary GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.37*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Mary?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Umary. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Mary was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in North Dakota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Umary accepts 74% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.37 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

University of Mary admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 816 560 1,376
Accepted 623 389 1,012
Acceptance Rate 76% 69% 74%
Enrolled 264 171 435
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 44% 43%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
286

Applicants have 286 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Mary is $30.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Mary and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Mary Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Mary
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=200217 IPEDS survey data for University of Mary.

FAQs

Does University of Mary prefer SAT or ACT?

15% of students submit their SAT scores to Umary. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Mary?

74% of those who apply are granted admission to Umary. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Mary?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1048 and 1280. 15% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Mary?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.