Mary Washington College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Mary Washington
How hard is it to get into Mary Washington College and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,393 out of 5,977 applicants were admitted making Mary Washington College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. University of Mary Washington typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% 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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Mary Washington College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT73%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1320|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Mary Washington?
University of Mary Washington typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 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|
|1320 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1235 to 1320||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1150 to 1235||Avg -||61%-73%|
|1065 to 1150||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 1065||Low||<48%|
Mary Washington College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT26%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|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 Mary Washington College?
Admission data indicates that Mary Washington College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Mary Washington.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>84%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||73%-84%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||64%-73%|
|20 to 22||Reach||54%-64%|
|Less than 20||Low||<54%|
Avg. High School GPA3.51
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Mary Washington. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Mary Washington was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mary Washington College accepts 73% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||9%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
86% of University of Mary Washington freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||16%|
|Top 25% of class||50%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||24%||22%|
Applications are DueFeb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply107
Applicants have 107 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Mary Washington College before the Feb 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Mary Washington and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232681 IPEDS survey data for University of Mary Washington.