Check in with Gwynedd Mercy University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Students who submit their applications to Gwynedd Mercy University for fall should anticipate a decision by August 1.
The following is an overiew of some of Gwynedd Mercy University's admissions stats.
|Gwynedd Mercy University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||10%|
|Mean SAT Score||1025|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||32%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||1%|
These are the application deadlines for Gwynedd Mercy University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Gwynedd Mercy University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Gwynedd Mercy University directly for more information about early applications.
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Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Gwynedd Mercy University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important 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 choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does Gwynedd Mercy University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Gwynedd Mercy University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Gwynedd Mercy University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Gwynedd Mercy University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Gwynedd Mercy University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 51.42% submitted a class rank. At Gwynedd Mercy University 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26.67% were in the top 25% and 62.22% were in the top 50%.
At Gwynedd Mercy University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||16.56%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.63%|
|3.25 and 3.49||23.31%|
|3.00 and 3.24||23.31%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13.5%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.46%|
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 Gwynedd Mercy University directly.
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.
Gwynedd Mercy University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Gwynedd Mercy University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 32% of Gwynedd Mercy University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 1% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Gwynedd Mercy University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1000 and 1180 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Gwynedd Mercy University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1180 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Gwynedd Mercy University student is 1025.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Gwynedd Mercy University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Gwynedd Mercy University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Gwynedd Mercy University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Gwynedd Mercy University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Gwynedd Mercy University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Gwynedd Mercy University.
Does Gwynedd Mercy University accept transfer credits?
✅ Gwynedd Mercy University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Gwynedd Mercy University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Gwynedd Mercy University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Gwynedd Mercy University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Gwynedd Mercy University?
❌ No, Gwynedd Mercy University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Gwynedd Mercy University's acceptance rate?
✅ Gwynedd Mercy University's acceptance rate is 91%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Gwynedd Mercy University?
🟨 Gwynedd Mercy University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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How hard is it to get into Gwynedd Mercy University? Gwynedd Mercy University is a somewhat selective institution. The Gwynedd Mercy University acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Gwynedd Mercy University is Aug 20.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Gwynedd Mercy University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1180 and Above
1000 to 1180
1000 and Less
The median SAT score for Gwynedd Mercy University students is 1025. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Gwynedd Mercy University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Gwynedd Mercy University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Gwynedd Mercy University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.34. 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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