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Marymount University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Marymount University, the application fee is $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.

Considering Applying Early to Marymount University?

Marymount University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Marymount University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 14. Marymount University accepts about 74% of early action applicants* and 85% all applicants for all deadlines.. Last year, Marymount University admitted 1,123 of the 1,59 who applied 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 Marymount University

Marymount University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Marymount University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Marymount University **accepted 85% of students, around 2,598 of the 3,048 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Marymount University, 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.

What's Most Important to Get In to Marymount University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Marymount University

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

Marymount University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Marymount University must submit the following items. Double check with Marymount 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) 2.6
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Marymount University?

Students admitted to Marymount University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 28% submitted a class rank. At Marymount University 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 14% were in the top 25% and 47% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Marymount University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 28%
3.75 and 3.99 11%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 17%
3.00 and 3.24 15%
2.50 and 2.9 25%
2.00 and 2.49 6%
Marymount University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Marymount University has 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, 32% of Marymount University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Marymount University?

To be competitive with other Marymount University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1000 and 1188 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Marymount University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1188 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 Marymount University student is 1089.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Marymount University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 493 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Marymount University students scored 608 or higher, and 75% scored a 493 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Marymount University?

To be most competitive at Marymount University, 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 Marymount University'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 Marymount University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to Marymount University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marymount University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Marymount University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Marymount University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Marymount University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marymount University.

Does Marymount University accept transfer credits?

Marymount University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Marymount University accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

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

Marymount University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Marymount University?

No, Marymount 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 may want not want to include them in your application..

What is Marymount University's acceptance rate?

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What is the early action acceptance rate at Marymount University?

The early action acceptance rate at Marymount University was 74% in 2021.

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Marymount University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

85%

How hard is it to get into Marymount University? Marymount University is a somewhat selective institution. The Marymount University acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.

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Marymount University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marymount University is Continuous processing.

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

Marymount University 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 Marymount University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Marymount University. 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.

Marymount University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1188

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Math SAT Range

490 - 580

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Reading SAT Range

493 - 608

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1188 and Above

Good

1000 to 1188

Avg

1000 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Marymount University students is 1089. Applicants with SAT scores of 1188 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marymount University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1188 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 Marymount University.

Marymount University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.3

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Marymount University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,294

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,220

Out-of-State

$35,220

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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