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 48% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,242 out of 4,636 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 22 percent. Muhlenberg College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Muhlenberg College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT51%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1400|
|Average SAT Score||1310|
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 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1310 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 51 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|
|1400 and Above||Good||>61%|
|1305 to 1400||Avg +||48%-61%|
|1210 to 1305||Avg -||35%-48%|
|1115 to 1210||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<24%|
Muhlenberg College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT39%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
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 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 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 #12 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Muhlenberg College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>64%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||48%-64%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||38%-48%|
|23 to 25||Reach||28%-38%|
|Less than 23||Low||<28%|
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 #50 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Muhlenberg College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
77% of Muhlenberg College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||45%|
|Top 25% of class||77%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Bottom 50% of class||4%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||27%||25%|
Applications were DueFeb 15, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2019.
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.