If you are applying to Mcpherson College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who apply to Mcpherson College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.
Here's an overiew of some of Mcpherson College's admissions stats.
|Mcpherson College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Mean SAT Score||545|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||41%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||74%|
These are the application deadlines for McPherson College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Mcpherson College does not offer early decision or early action.
Mcpherson College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Mcpherson College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Mcpherson College accepted 85% of students, about 748 from 884 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Mcpherson 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Mcpherson College consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
Make sure to check with Mcpherson College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Mcpherson College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Mcpherson 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|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Mcpherson College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
Mcpherson College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Mcpherson 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.
In 2022, 41% of Mcpherson College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 74% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Mcpherson College applicants, you should aim to score between 950 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Mcpherson College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Mcpherson College student is 545.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Mcpherson College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 465 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Mcpherson College students scored 575 or higher, and 75% scored a 465 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Mcpherson College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mcpherson College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mcpherson College 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 Mcpherson College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Mcpherson College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Mcpherson College?
❌ Students who are admitted to Mcpherson College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Mcpherson College accept transfer credits?
✅ Mcpherson College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mcpherson College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Do I have to submit test scores to Mcpherson College?
✅ Mcpherson College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Mcpherson College's acceptance rate?
✅ Mcpherson College has an acceptance rate of 85%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mcpherson College?
❌ Mcpherson College does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Mcpherson College?
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How hard is it to get into Mcpherson College? Mcpherson College is a somewhat selective institution. The Mcpherson College acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mcpherson College is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mcpherson College 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 Mcpherson College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Mcpherson College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 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
1120 and Above
950 to 1120
950 and Less
The median SAT score for Mcpherson College students is 545. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Mcpherson College, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Mcpherson College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Mcpherson College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.33. 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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