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Muhlenberg College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

48.3%
Admission Difficulty for Muhlenberg College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Muhlenberg College? The school has a 48% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,346 out of 4,862 applicants were admitted making Muhlenberg College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 21 percent. Muhlenberg College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1200-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for Muhlenberg College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1200
SAT Scores for Muhlenberg College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1380
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Muhlenberg College?

Muhlenberg College typically requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. 54 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

Muhlenberg College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >61%
1290 to 1380 Avg + 48%-61%
1200 to 1290 Avg - 35%-48%
1110 to 1200 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 1110 Low <24%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
26-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Muhlenberg College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Muhlenberg College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Muhlenberg College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Muhlenberg College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Muhlenberg College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >61%
28 to 30 Avg + 48%-61%
26 to 28 Avg - 35%-48%
24 to 26 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 24 Low <24%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Muhlenberg College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Muhlenberg College was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Muhlenberg College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Muhlenberg College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 24% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Muhlenberg College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,890 1,972 4,862
Accepted 1,505 841 2,346
Acceptance Rate 52% 43% 48%
Enrolled 359 234 593
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 28% 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
60

Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

Muhlenberg College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Muhlenberg 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=214175 IPEDS survey data for Muhlenberg College.