If you are thinking about applying to Marywood University, the fee for the application is $35.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Marywood University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Mean SAT Score||1087|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||96%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||14%|
Marywood 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.
Getting into Marywood University is moderately difficult. Marywood University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Marywood University accepted 82% of students, around 1,830 of the 2,231 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Marywood 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. Admissions to physician assistant, architecture, communication sciences and disorders pre-professional programs is program very difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
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 are most important 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|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||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Marywood University 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)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Other Requirements||√||portfolio for art majors, audition for music majors|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Marywood University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Marywood University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||34%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
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 2021, 96% of Marywood University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Marywood University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Marywood University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 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 Marywood University student is 1087.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Marywood University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Marywood University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Marywood University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Marywood University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Marywood University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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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:
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 it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. 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 it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Marywood University's acceptance rate?
Marywood University's acceptance rate is 82%.
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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 82 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marywood University is Continuous processing.
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marywood University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Marywood University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1170 and Above
1010 to 1170
1010 and Less
The median SAT score for Marywood University students is 1087. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marywood University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1170 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 Marywood University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Marywood University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.53. 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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