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Anna Maria College

Paxton, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%

Anna Maria College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Anna Maria College. The college admitted 79% of all applicants in 2017. Last year, 2,089 students applied to Anna Maria College and 1,654 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Anna Maria College, the fee for the application is $25.

Anna Maria College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Anna Maria College's admissions stats.

Anna Maria College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.9
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 7%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 39%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist No

Anna Maria College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Anna Maria College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Anna Maria College?

Anna Maria College does not offer early decision or early action.

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More on Anna Maria College Admissions

Is Anna Maria College Hard To Get Into?

It is not difficult to get into Anna Maria College. Anna Maria College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Anna Maria College accepted 79% of students, approximately 1,654 of the 2,089 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Anna Maria College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to Anna Maria College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Anna Maria College

Anna Maria College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Anna Maria College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Anna Maria College

What does Anna Maria College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Anna Maria College for more information on admission factors.

Anna Maria College Application Requirements

To apply to Anna Maria College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Anna Maria College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements ACT, SAT or TEAS
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Anna Maria College?

Students admitted to Anna Maria College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Anna Maria College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 16% were in the top 25% and 46% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Anna Maria College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Anna Maria College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Anna Maria College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2017, 39% of Anna Maria College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Anna Maria College students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Anna Maria College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.

To be most competitive at Anna Maria College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Anna Maria College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Anna Maria College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Anna Maria College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Anna Maria College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Anna Maria College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Anna Maria College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Anna Maria College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Anna Maria College.

Does Anna Maria College accept transfer credits?

✅ Anna Maria College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Anna Maria College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Anna Maria College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Anna Maria College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Anna Maria College?

✅ Anna Maria College is not test optional.

What is Anna Maria College's acceptance rate?

✅ Anna Maria College's acceptance rate is 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Anna Maria College?

❌ Anna Maria College does not offer early decision.

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Anna Maria College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Anna Maria College? Anna Maria College is a less selective institution. The Anna Maria College acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.


Anna Maria College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Anna Maria College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Anna Maria College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Anna Maria College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

460 - 550


Reading SAT Range

450 - 560

Anna Maria College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Anna Maria College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.94. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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