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Mercyhurst College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mercyhurst College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.9%
Admission Difficulty for Mercyhurst College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Mercyhurst College and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,568 out of 3,673 applicants were admitted making Mercyhurst College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if 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.

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Mercyhurst College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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Mercyhurst College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.37
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mercyhurst College accepts 70% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Mercyhurst College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 26% Good
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

High School Class Rank

87% of Mercyhurst College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Mercyhurst College students
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%

Admission Statistics

Mercyhurst College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,097 1,576 3,673
Accepted 1,540 1,028 2,568
Acceptance Rate 73% 65% 70%
Enrolled 348 241 589
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 23% 23%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
45

Applicants have 45 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

Mercyhurst College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mercyhurst 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=213987 IPEDS survey data for Mercyhurst College.