If you are planning on applying to Marywood University, the application fee is $35.
Students who apply to Marywood University for fall should hear back from Marywood University by September 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Marywood University's admissions stats.
|Marywood University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||18%|
|Mean SAT Score||1087|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||35%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
These are the application deadlines for Marywood University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Marywood University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Marywood University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 areas where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by Marywood University 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|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Marywood University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Marywood University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Marywood University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||portfolio for art majors, audition for music majors|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Marywood University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At Marywood University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
At Marywood University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||8.1%|
|3.50 and 3.74||36.6%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.2%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13.3%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4.7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.2%|
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 Marywood 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.
Marywood University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Marywood 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 2022, 35% of Marywood University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Marywood University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1020 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Marywood University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1020, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Marywood University student is 1087.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Marywood University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Marywood University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at Marywood University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Marywood University'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 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Marywood University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marywood University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Marywood University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Marywood University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marywood University.
Does Marywood University accept transfer credits?
✅ Marywood University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Marywood University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Marywood University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Marywood University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Marywood University?
❌ No, Marywood University is test optional, so you can choose whether to include your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Marywood University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Marywood University is 82%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Marywood University?
❌ Marywood University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Marywood University? Marywood University is a somewhat selective institution. The Marywood University acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marywood University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
25 and Above
18 to 25
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marywood University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Marywood University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1220 and Above
1020 to 1220
1020 and Less
The median SAT score for Marywood University students is 1087. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marywood University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1020 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1020 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Marywood University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Marywood University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. 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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