Private 4 Year

Misericordia University Admission Requirements

Dallas, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Misericordia University

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Misericordia University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Misericordia University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Misericordia University is 89%.  It ranks #77 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Misericordia University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,946 out of 2,184 applicants were admitted.

Misericordia University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.48. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Misericordia University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.48 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top 25% of your high school class
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Misericordia University.

Misericordia University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
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Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Misericordia University
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SAT Scores for Misericordia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Misericordia University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
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ACT Scores for Misericordia University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Scores for Misericordia University
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Misericordia University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Misericordia University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Misericordia University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Misericordia University was 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #49 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.48 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Misericordia University accepts 89% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Misericordia University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 2.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 30.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 28.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 11.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

High School Class Rank

51% of Misericordia University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Misericordia University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 51%
Top 50% of class 82%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Misericordia University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,311 873 2,184
Accepted 1,159 787 1,946
Acceptance Rate 88% 90% 89%
Enrolled 217 144 361
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 18% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Misericordia University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Misericordia University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Misericordia University Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Misericordia University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes
Other Colleges to Consider 

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214069 IPEDS survey data for Misericordia University.


Does Misericordia University prefer SAT or ACT?

84% of students submit their SAT scores to Misericordia University. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Misericordia University?

89% of those who apply are granted admission to Misericordia University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.