Marywood Admission RequirementsScranton, Pennsylvania
Chances of getting into Marywood University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Marywood and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #68 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,605 out of 2,102 applicants were admitted making Marywood University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Marywood University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% 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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Marywood SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT96%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Marywood University?
Marywood University typically requires 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #49 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 96 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|
|1190 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1100 to 1190||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1010 to 1100||Avg -||65%-76%|
|920 to 1010||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 920||Low||<52%|
Marywood ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT10%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|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 Marywood?
Admission data indicates that Marywood regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marywood University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>86%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||76%-86%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||67%-76%|
|19 to 21||Reach||58%-67%|
|Less than 19||Low||<58%|
Avg. High School GPA3.36
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Marywood University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marywood University was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #50 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Marywood accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||33%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||12%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
84% of Marywood University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||47%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Bottom 50% of class||16%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||27%||24%|
What are the requirements for admission to Marywood University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213826 IPEDS survey data for Marywood University.
Frequently Asked Questions
96% of students submit their SAT scores to Marywood. 10% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% of those who apply are granted admission to Marywood. Admission competition is 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 1190. 96% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.