Muhlenberg College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Muhlenberg College
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Muhlenberg College and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,562 out of 4,146 applicants were admitted making Muhlenberg College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. Muhlenberg College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Muhlenberg College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT60%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1170|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
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 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 60 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1265 to 1360||Avg +||62%-74%|
|1170 to 1265||Avg -||49%-62%|
|1075 to 1170||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 1075||Low||<36%|
Muhlenberg College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT29%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||26|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28|
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. The school ranks #10 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Muhlenberg College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>74%|
|28 to 30||Avg +||62%-74%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||49%-62%|
|24 to 26||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 24||Low||<36%|
Avg. High School GPA3.29
Typical High School GradesB
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. The school ranks #63 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Muhlenberg College accepts 62% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||22%||21%|
What are the requirements for admission to Muhlenberg College and what considerations affect 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||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
60% of students submit their SAT scores to Muhlenberg College. 29% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
62% of those who apply are granted admission to Muhlenberg College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1170 and 1360. 60% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.