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Meridian Community College

Meridian, MS 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate33%
Acceptance Rate33%

Meridian Community College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Meridian Community College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Meridian Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Meridian Community College's admissions stats.

Meridian Community College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 91%
Waitlist No

Meridian Community College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Meridian Community College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes –– ––

Applying Early to Meridian Community College?


Meridian Community 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.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it can show your interest in a school, because you are making it a priority.

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


More on Meridian Community College Admissions


How To Get Into Meridian Community College

Getting into Meridian Community College is not competitive. Meridian Community College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Meridian Community College accepted 33% of students, about 423 from the 1,266 applicants.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Meridian Community College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Meridian Community College

For more information on transferring to Meridian Community College, contact the school directly.

What Does Meridian Community College Look For in an Applicant?

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 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 admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Meridian Community College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Meridian Community College during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Geographical Residence Considered
State Residency Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Meridian Community College for more information on admission factors.

Meridian Community College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Meridian Community College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Meridian Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Meridian Community College?

Meridian Community College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Meridian Community College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Meridian Community College 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. 91% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Meridian Community College?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Meridian Community College?

To be most competitive at Meridian Community College, you should strive to earn between 15 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Meridian Community College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Meridian Community College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Meridian Community College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Meridian Community College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


Meridian Community College Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Meridian Community College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Meridian Community College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Meridian Community College accept transfer credits?

✅ Meridian Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Meridian Community College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Meridian Community College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Meridian Community College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Meridian Community College?

❌ No, Meridian Community College 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 may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Meridian Community College's acceptance rate?

✅ Meridian Community College's acceptance rate is 33%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Meridian Community College?

✅ Meridian Community College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Meridian Community College?

✅ Meridian Community College offers early action but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

Want To Learn More About Meridian Community College?

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Meridian Community College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

33%

How hard is it to get into Meridian Community College? Meridian Community College is a open admission institution. The Meridian Community College acceptance rate is 33%. This means that the institution accepts 33 out of every 100 applicants.

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Meridian Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Meridian Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Meridian Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Meridian Community College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

15 to 22

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Meridian Community College is 18. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Meridian Community College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Meridian Community College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Meridian Community College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,718

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

33%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,896

Out-of-State

$5,896

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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