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Maranatha Admissions

If you want to apply to Maranatha, the fee for the application costs $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to Maranatha?

Maranatha Baptist University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha is anot competitive school to get into. Maranatha evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Maranatha accepted 57% of all applicants., around 227 of the 399 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Maranatha, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What's Most Important to Get In to Maranatha?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Maranatha

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Maranatha Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation 4
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Maranatha?

Students admitted to Maranatha have an average unweighted GPA of 4.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 27% submitted a class rank. At Maranatha 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 63% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Maranatha Baptist University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 27%
3.75 and 3.99 34%
3.50 and 3.74 23%
3.25 and 3.49 17%
3.00 and 3.24 9%
2.50 and 2.9 5%
2.00 and 2.49 1%
Maranatha does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Maranatha does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 15% of Maranatha's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 84% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Maranatha?

To be competitive with other Maranatha applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Maranatha 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Maranatha student is 1124.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Maranatha students scored 648 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Maranatha students scored 694 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Maranatha?

To be most competitive at Maranatha, you should strive to earn between 20 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Maranatha's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Maranatha students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to Maranatha Baptist University

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Maranatha.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Maranatha during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

Maranatha Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Maranatha?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Maranatha.

Does Maranatha accept transfer credits?

Maranatha accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Maranatha accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Maranatha does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits

Do I have to submit test scores to Maranatha?

Maranatha. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Maranatha Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

57%

How hard is it to get into Maranatha? Maranatha is a open admission institution. The Maranatha acceptance rate is 57%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.

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Maranatha Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Maranatha is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Maranatha is Continuous processing.

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

Maranatha ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

20 to 28

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Maranatha is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Maranatha. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Maranatha SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1270

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Math SAT Range

470 - 648

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 694

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1270 and Above

Good

1030 to 1270

Avg

1030 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Maranatha students is 1124. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Maranatha, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Maranatha.

Maranatha GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

4.28

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Maranatha, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 4.28. 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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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

963

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

57%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,050

Out-of-State

$18,050

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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