Mount St. Mary's University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Mount St. Mary's University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,105 out of 6,113 applicants or 67% were admitted making Mount St. Mary's University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Mount St Mary's University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,667 2,446 6,113
Accepted 2,456 1,649 4,105
Acceptance Rate 67% 67% 67%
Enrolled 267 239 506
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 14% 12%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount St Mary's University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Mount St. Mary's University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. 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. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount St Mary's University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1105 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1000 1210
SAT Reading 510 620
SAT Math 490 580
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >78%
21 to 24 Avg + 67%-78%
18 to 21 Avg - 54%-67%
15 to 18 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 15 Low <41%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >78%
1105 to 1210 Avg + 67%-78%
1000 to 1105 Avg - 54%-67%
895 to 1000 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 895 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need above average high school grades to get into Mount St Mary's University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount St Mary's University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mount St. Mary's University accepts 67% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 34% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount St Mary's University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=163462 IPEDS survey data for Mount St Mary's University.

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