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Meridian Community College

Meridian, MS 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate81%

Meridian Community College Admissions

Meridian Community College is not competitive to get into. The acceptance rate at Meridian Community College is 81%. Out of 1,084 applications received in 2023, 881 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying 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 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 88%
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 No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Meridian Community College?

Meridian Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Meridian Community College Admissions

Is Meridian Community College Hard To Get Into?

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 2022, Meridian Community College accepted 81% of all applicants, approximately 881 of the 1,084 students who applied.

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.

For Students Waitlisted to Meridian Community College

Meridian Community College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Meridian Community College?

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 they consider 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Meridian Community College

Wondering what factors are considered by Meridian Community College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

Students admitted to Meridian Community College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

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 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. 88% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

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.

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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter 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 • DSST/DANTES

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

❌ Meridian Community College does not accept International Baccalaureate 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 may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Meridian Community College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Meridian Community College is 81%.

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

❌ Meridian Community College does not offer early decision.

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Meridian Community College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


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 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Meridian Community College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Meridian Community College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.23. 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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