Gwynedd Mercy College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Gwynedd Mercy College
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Gwynedd Mercy College and can I get accepted? The school has a 92% acceptance rate ranking it #117 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,116 out of 1,213 applicants were admitted making Gwynedd Mercy College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Gwynedd Mercy College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% 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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Gwynedd Mercy College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT94%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Gwynedd Mercy College?
Gwynedd Mercy College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #81 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 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|
|1110 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1025 to 1110||Avg +||92%-95%|
|940 to 1025||Avg -||87%-92%|
|855 to 940||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 855||Low||<80%|
Gwynedd Mercy College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT16%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Gwynedd Mercy College?
Admission data indicates that Gwynedd Mercy College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #74 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gwynedd Mercy College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>96%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||92%-96%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||88%-92%|
|16 to 18||Reach||83%-88%|
|Less than 16||Low||<83%|
Avg. High School GPA3.23
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Gwynedd Mercy College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Gwynedd Mercy College was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #72 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Gwynedd Mercy College accepts 92% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||18%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
52% of Gwynedd Mercy College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||4%|
|Top 25% of class||21%|
|Top 50% of class||52%|
|Bottom 50% of class||48%|
|Bottom 25% of class||16%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||37%||25%|
What are the requirements for admission to Gwynedd Mercy College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212832 IPEDS survey data for Gwynedd Mercy College.
Frequently Asked Questions
94% of students submit their SAT scores to Gwynedd Mercy College. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
92% of those who apply are granted admission to Gwynedd Mercy College. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1110. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.