The acceptance rate at Gwynedd Mercy College is 88%. It ranks #83 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Gwynedd Mercy College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 897 out of 1,019 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 950/1140 ACT 18/21). Gwynedd Mercy College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.31. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Gwynedd Mercy College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 9.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Gwynedd Mercy College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 94% of students submitted SAT scores and 16% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1050
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Gwynedd Mercy College?
Gwynedd Mercy College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Gwynedd Mercy College ranks #49 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.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19
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 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #56 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gwynedd Mercy College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Gwynedd Mercy College?
Applicants require above 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 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #73 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.31 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Gwynedd Mercy College accepts 88% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||11.6%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.7%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||18.7%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||17.7%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||20.2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||4.5%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.5%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
60.5% 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||7%|
|Top 25% of class||29.5%|
|Top 50% of class||60%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||31%||22%|
Applicants have 221 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 9, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Gwynedd Mercy College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Gwynedd Mercy College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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.
94% of students submit their SAT scores to Gwynedd Mercy College. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
88% of those who apply are granted admission to Gwynedd Mercy College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1140. 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 21. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.