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Yankton, South Dakota

Mount Marty College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mount Marty College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.2%
Admission Difficulty for Mount Marty College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Mount Marty College and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in South Dakota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 362 out of 523 applicants were admitted making Mount Marty College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Mount Marty College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 40% 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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Mount Marty College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
810-1050
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Mount Marty College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 810
SAT Scores for Mount Marty College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1050
Average SAT Score 930

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

Mount Marty College typically requires applicants to be in the top 89 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 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 690. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in South Dakota for highest average SAT composite score. 8 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mount Marty College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >79%
930 to 1050 Avg + 69%-79%
810 to 930 Avg - 57%-69%
690 to 810 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 690 Low <44%
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Mount Marty College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for Mount Marty College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Mount Marty College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Mount Marty College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in South Dakota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Marty College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount Marty College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >79%
21 to 24 Avg + 69%-79%
18 to 21 Avg - 57%-69%
15 to 18 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 15 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Mount Marty College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount Marty College was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in South Dakota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mount Marty College accepts 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Mount Marty College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 37% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

74% of Mount Marty College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Mount Marty College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 6%

Admission Statistics

Mount Marty College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 278 245 523
Accepted 191 171 362
Acceptance Rate 69% 70% 69%
Enrolled 77 66 143
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 39% 40%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mount Marty 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=219198 IPEDS survey data for Mount Marty College.

Frequently Asked Questions

8% of students submit their SAT scores to Mount Marty College. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

69% of those who apply are granted admission to Mount Marty College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 810 and 1050. 8% 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 18 and 24. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.