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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Moravian College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76%
Admission Difficulty for Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Moravian College and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #70 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,324 out of 3,059 applicants were admitted making Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% 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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Moravian College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
88%
SAT Scores for Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1190

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary?

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #35 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >84%
1185 to 1280 Avg + 76%-84%
1090 to 1185 Avg - 65%-76%
995 to 1090 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 995 Low <52%
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Moravian College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
16%
ACT Scores for Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Moravian College?

Admission data indicates that Moravian College 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >84%
24 to 27 Avg + 76%-84%
21 to 24 Avg - 65%-76%
18 to 21 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 18 Low <52%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.38
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary was 3.38 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #45 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.38 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Moravian College accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% 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

83% of Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 48%
Top 50% of class 83%
Bottom 50% of class 17%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,754 1,305 3,059
Accepted 1,365 959 2,324
Acceptance Rate 78% 73% 76%
Enrolled 290 187 477
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 19% 21%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
81

Applicants have 81 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Moravian College before the Mar 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214157 IPEDS survey data for Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Frequently Asked Questions

88% of students submit their SAT scores to Moravian College. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Moravian College. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1280. 88% 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 21 and 27. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.