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Maryville College Admission Requirements

Maryville, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Maryville College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.6%
Admission Difficulty for Maryville College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Maryville College and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,367 out of 2,460 applicants were admitted making Maryville College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Maryville College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Maryville College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maryville College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1016-1266
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for Maryville College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 518
SAT Math 25th 498
SAT Composite 25th 1016
SAT Scores for Maryville College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 633
SAT Math 75th 633
SAT Composite 75th 1266
Average SAT Score 1140

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Maryville College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1016 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Maryville College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1266 and Above Good >68%
1141 to 1266 Avg + 56%-68%
1016 to 1141 Avg - 43%-56%
891 to 1016 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 891 Low <31%
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Maryville College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Maryville College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Maryville College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Maryville College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Maryville College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Maryville College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >68%
24 to 27 Avg + 56%-68%
21 to 24 Avg - 43%-56%
18 to 21 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 18 Low <31%
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Maryville College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.45
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Maryville College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Maryville College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Maryville College was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Maryville College accepts 56% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Maryville College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 32% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

79% of Maryville College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Maryville College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Maryville College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,355 1,081 2,460
Accepted 779 588 1,367
Acceptance Rate 57% 54% 56%
Enrolled 151 122 273
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Maryville College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Maryville College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Maryville College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220710 IPEDS survey data for Maryville College.

FAQs

Does Maryville College prefer SAT or ACT?

18% of students submit their SAT scores to Maryville College. 90% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Maryville College?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to Maryville College. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Maryville College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1016 and 1266. 18% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Maryville College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.