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Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania

Gwynedd Mercy College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Gwynedd Mercy College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
92%
Admission Difficulty for Gwynedd Mercy College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for Gwynedd Mercy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Gwynedd Mercy College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1030

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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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Gwynedd Mercy College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Gwynedd Mercy College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
16%
ACT Scores for Gwynedd Mercy College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Gwynedd Mercy College
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Gwynedd Mercy College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Gwynedd Mercy College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 16% Good
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

High School Class Rank

52% of Gwynedd Mercy College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Gwynedd Mercy College students
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%

Admission Statistics

Gwynedd Mercy College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 929 284 1,213
Accepted 851 265 1,116
Acceptance Rate 92% 93% 92%
Enrolled 179 97 276
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 37% 25%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Gwynedd Mercy 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=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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.