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Arlington, Virginia

Marymount University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Marymount University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
90.9%
Admission Difficulty for Marymount University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Marymount University and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,611 out of 2,872 applicants were admitted making Marymount University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Marymount University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% 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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Marymount University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
47%
SAT Scores for Marymount University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Marymount University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1070

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Marymount University?

Marymount University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 47 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Marymount University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >95%
1065 to 1180 Avg + 91%-95%
950 to 1065 Avg - 86%-91%
835 to 950 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 835 Low <78%
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Marymount University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
11%
ACT Scores for Marymount University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Marymount University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Marymount University?

Admission data indicates that Marymount University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marymount University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Marymount University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >95%
20 to 25 Avg + 91%-95%
16 to 20 Avg - 86%-91%
12 to 16 Reach 80%-86%
Less than 12 Low <80%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Marymount University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marymount University was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #33 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Marymount University accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Marymount University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 16% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
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

78% of Marymount University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Marymount University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 6%

Admission Statistics

Marymount University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,918 953 2,872
Accepted 1,771 839 2,611
Acceptance Rate 92% 88% 91%
Enrolled 255 167 422
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 20% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marymount University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Marymount University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Marymount University
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=232706 IPEDS survey data for Marymount University.

Frequently Asked Questions

47% of students submit their SAT scores to Marymount University. 11% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

91% of those who apply are granted admission to Marymount University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1180. 47% 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 16 and 25. 11% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.