The acceptance rate at Marietta College is 74%. It ranks #39 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Marietta College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,802 out of 2,438 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1010/1220 ACT 20/25). Marietta College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.6. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Marietta College application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Marietta College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1120
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Marietta College?
Marietta College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. Marietta College ranks #20 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 27 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Marietta College?
Admission data indicates that Marietta College 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marietta College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Marietta College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Marietta College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marietta College was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Marietta College accepts 74% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||26.43%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.22%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||14.11%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||9.91%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||9.61%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.3%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.3%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||19%||19%|
Applicants have 216 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Marietta College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Marietta College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203845 IPEDS survey data for Marietta College.
27% of students submit their SAT scores to Marietta College. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to Marietta College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1220. 27% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.