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College of Mount St. Joseph Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into College of Mount St. Joseph

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.4%
Admission Difficulty for College of Mount St. Joseph
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into College of Mount St. Joseph and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 812 out of 1,301 applicants were admitted making College of Mount St. Joseph a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. College of Mount St. Joseph typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

College of Mount St. Joseph SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
20%
SAT Scores for College of Mount St. Joseph
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for College of Mount St. Joseph
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to College of Mount St. Joseph?

College of Mount St. Joseph typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

College of Mount St. Joseph admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >74%
1075 to 1150 Avg + 62%-74%
1000 to 1075 Avg - 49%-62%
925 to 1000 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 925 Low <36%
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College of Mount St. Joseph ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for College of Mount St. Joseph
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for College of Mount St. Joseph
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into College of Mount St. Joseph?

Admission data indicates that College of Mount St. Joseph regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #40 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College of Mount St. Joseph.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

College of Mount St. Joseph admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >77%
21 to 23 Avg + 62%-77%
20 to 21 Avg - 53%-62%
19 to 20 Reach 45%-53%
Less than 19 Low <45%
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College of Mount St. Joseph GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into College of Mount St. Joseph?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into College of Mount St. Joseph. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at College of Mount St. Joseph was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #38 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as College of Mount St. Joseph accepts 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted College of Mount St. Joseph students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 26% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

61% of College of Mount St. Joseph freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted College of Mount St. Joseph students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 61%
Bottom 50% of class 39%
Bottom 25% of class 15%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

College of Mount St. Joseph admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 623 678 1,301
Accepted 337 475 812
Acceptance Rate 54% 70% 62%
Enrolled 160 130 290
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 27% 36%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to College of Mount St. Joseph and what student information is used for admission decisions?

College of Mount St. Joseph Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at College of Mount St. Joseph
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=204200 IPEDS survey data for College of Mount St. Joseph.

FAQs

Does College of Mount St. Joseph prefer SAT or ACT?

20% of students submit their SAT scores to College of Mount St. Joseph. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into College of Mount St. Joseph?

62% of those who apply are granted admission to College of Mount St. Joseph. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for College of Mount St. Joseph?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1150. 20% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for College of Mount St. Joseph?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 23. 93% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.