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Colleges / Misericordia University

Misericordia University

Dallas, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

Misericordia University Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Misericordia University, the application fee is $35.

Misericordia University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Misericordia University's admissions stats.

Misericordia University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist Yes

Misericordia University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Misericordia University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Misericordia University?

Misericordia University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Misericordia University Admissions

Transferring to Misericordia University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Misericordia University

In 2021, Misericordia University waitlisted 29 students and 29 accepted a place on the waitlist.

What Does Misericordia University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider 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 shine.

Admissions Factors at Misericordia University

What does Misericordia University consider 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with Misericordia University for more information on admission factors.

Misericordia University Application Requirements

To apply to Misericordia University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Misericordia 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) 2.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Misericordia University?

Students admitted to Misericordia University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 68% submitted a class rank. At Misericordia University 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Misericordia University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 2%
3.75 and 3.99 30%
3.50 and 3.74 28%
3.25 and 3.49 13%
3.00 and 3.24 15%
2.50 and 2.9 11%
2.00 and 2.49 1%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Misericordia University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Misericordia University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Misericordia University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Misericordia University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Misericordia University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Misericordia University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Misericordia University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Misericordia University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Misericordia University.

Does Misericordia University accept transfer credits?

✅ Misericordia University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Misericordia University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Misericordia University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Misericordia University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Misericordia University?

✅ Misericordia University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Misericordia University's acceptance rate?

✅ Misericordia University's acceptance rate is 83%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Misericordia University?

❌ Misericordia University does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Misericordia University? Misericordia University is a somewhat selective institution. The Misericordia University acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.


Misericordia University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Misericordia University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Misericordia University is Continuous processing.

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

Misericordia University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Misericordia University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Misericordia University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. 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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