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Yankton, South Dakota

Mount Marty College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mount Marty College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.5%
Admission Difficulty for Mount Marty College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Mount Marty College and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in South Dakota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 310 out of 466 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Mount Marty College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% 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
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
7%
SAT Scores for Mount Marty College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Mount Marty College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Mount Marty College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for Mount Marty College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Mount Marty College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 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 87 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 + 67%-79%
19 to 21 Avg - 57%-67%
17 to 19 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 17 Low <46%
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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 67% 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 Admission Chances
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 277 189 466
Accepted 184 126 310
Acceptance Rate 66% 67% 67%
Enrolled 61 60 121
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 48% 39%

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.