If you are considering submitting an application to Mcdaniel 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 who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Mcdaniel College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||19%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not even considered|
McDaniel College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 1/15.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 15, which is coming up fast! Mcdaniel College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
The early decision acceptance rate at Mcdaniel College is 54%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 81%. Last year, Mcdaniel College admitted 22 of the 41 students who applied early decison.
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.
It is moderately difficult to get into Mcdaniel College. Mcdaniel College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Mcdaniel College accepted 81% of all applicants, around 3,413 of the 4,207 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Mcdaniel 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 determines which factors are are most important 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||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||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Mcdaniel College must submit the following items. Double check with Mcdaniel 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|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Mcdaniel College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 52% submitted a class rank. At Mcdaniel College 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At McDaniel College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||16%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
Mcdaniel College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Mcdaniel College 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.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Mcdaniel College.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Mcdaniel College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Mcdaniel College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mcdaniel College.
Does Mcdaniel College accept transfer credits?
Mcdaniel College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mcdaniel College accepts:
Does Mcdaniel College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Mcdaniel College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Mcdaniel College?
Mcdaniel College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Mcdaniel College's acceptance rate?
Mcdaniel College's acceptance rate is 81%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mcdaniel College?
Mcdaniel College's early decision acceptance rate was 54% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Mcdaniel College? Mcdaniel College is a somewhat selective institution. The Mcdaniel College acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mcdaniel College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mcdaniel College is Aug 15.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Mcdaniel College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.55. 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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