|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Mercyhurst College and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #102 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,538 out of 2,936 applicants were admitted making Mercyhurst College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Mercyhurst College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Mercyhurst College.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
What GPA do you need to get into Mercyhurst College?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Mercyhurst College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mercyhurst College was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #46 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.37 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mercyhurst College accepts 86% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
87% of Mercyhurst College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||29%|
|Top 50% of class||87%|
|Bottom 50% of class||13%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||23%||23%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Mercyhurst College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Mercyhurst College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213987 IPEDS survey data for Mercyhurst College.
86% of those who apply are granted admission to Mercyhurst College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.