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Marymount University

Arlington, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate84%
Acceptance Rate84%

Marymount University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Marymount University, the application fee costs $50.

Marymount University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Marymount University's admissions stats.

Marymount University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 33%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Marymount University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Marymount University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 15 December 14

Applying Early to Marymount University?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Marymount University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 14.

Marymount University accepts about 83% of early action applicants and 84% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2021, Marymount University admitted 779 of the 941 who applied early action.

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

More on Marymount University Admissions

Transferring to Marymount University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Marymount University

Marymount University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Marymount University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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.

Admissions Factors at Marymount University

What does Marymount University 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 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
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Marymount University for more information on admission factors.

Marymount University Application Requirements

To apply to Marymount University, all applicants must submit the following items. 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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.6

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Marymount University?

Students admitted to Marymount University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4. Marymount University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 100% submitted a class rank. At Marymount University 33% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 67% were in the top 25% and 100% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Marymount University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 19.3%
3.75 and 3.99 12.1%
3.50 and 3.74 13.9%
3.25 and 3.49 11.8%
3.00 and 3.24 13.9%
2.50 and 2.9 18.4%
2.00 and 2.49 10%

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 Marymount University 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

Marymount University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Marymount University 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.

More Information on 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

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Marymount University?

✅ Marymount University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Marymount University's acceptance rate?

✅ Marymount University's acceptance rate is 84%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Marymount University?

❌ Marymount University does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Marymount University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Marymount University was 83% in 2021.

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Marymount University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Marymount University? Marymount University is a somewhat selective institution. The Marymount University acceptance rate is 84%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Marymount University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Marymount University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.38. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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