Chances of getting into Marietta College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69%
Admission Difficulty for Marietta College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Marietta College and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,968 out of 2,851 applicants were admitted making Marietta College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Marietta College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Marietta College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
27%
SAT Scores for Marietta College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Marietta College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Marietta College?

Marietta College typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 27 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Marietta College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >79%
1100 to 1210 Avg + 69%-79%
990 to 1100 Avg - 57%-69%
880 to 990 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 880 Low <44%
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Marietta College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
80%
ACT Scores for Marietta College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Marietta College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
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 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Marietta College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >79%
23 to 26 Avg + 69%-79%
20 to 23 Avg - 57%-69%
17 to 20 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 17 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.41
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Marietta College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marietta College was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 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 69% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Marietta College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 31% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

56% of Marietta College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Marietta College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 30%
Top 25% of class 56%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Marietta College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,303 1,548 2,851
Accepted 918 1,050 1,968
Acceptance Rate 70% 68% 69%
Enrolled 133 214 347
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 20% 18%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
13

Applicants have 13 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Marietta College before the Apr 15 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marietta College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Marietta College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Marietta College
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=203845 IPEDS survey data for Marietta College.

Frequently Asked Questions

27% of students submit their SAT scores to Marietta College. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

69% 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 990 and 1210. 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 26. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.