If you want to apply to Marietta College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Marietta College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Mean SAT Score||1119|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||31%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||83%|
Marietta College does not offer early decision but does offer 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.
Marietta College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Marietta College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Marietta College accepted 74% of all applicants, around 1,802 of the 2,438 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Marietta College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 admissions factors where you shine.
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Marietta College must submit the following items. Double check with Marietta College'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)||2.5||3.4|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Marietta College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Marietta College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||26.43%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.22%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9.91%|
|2.50 and 2.9||9.61%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.3%|
Marietta College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Marietta 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 2021, 31% of Marietta College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 83% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Marietta College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Marietta College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Marietta College student is 1119.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Marietta College students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Marietta College students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Marietta College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Marietta College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Marietta College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marietta College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Marietta College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Marietta College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marietta College.
Does Marietta College accept transfer credits?
Marietta College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Marietta College accepts:
Does Marietta College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Marietta College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Marietta College?
Marietta College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Marietta College's acceptance rate?
Marietta College's acceptance rate is 74%.
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How hard is it to get into Marietta College? Marietta College is a somewhat selective institution. The Marietta College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marietta College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marietta College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marietta College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Marietta College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1220 and Above
1010 to 1220
1010 and Less
The median SAT score for Marietta College students is 1119. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marietta College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Marietta College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Marietta College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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