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Mitchell College

New London, CT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%
Acceptance Rate74%

Mitchell College Admissions

Consult with Mitchell College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Application fees can accumulate , but some schools offer free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Mitchell College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Mitchell College's admissions stats.

Mitchell College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Mitchell College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Mitchell College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 15 December 1
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Mitchell College?

Mitchell College offers early decision but not 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 I applications are due by November 15 which is not far away! EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 1.

Some students apply early to help 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 admission, since it can show your interest in a school, because you are making it a priority.

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

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Is Mitchell College Difficult To Get Into?

It is not difficult to get into Mitchell College. Mitchell College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Mitchell College accepted 74% of all applicants, approximately 580 from 787 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Mitchell College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Mitchell College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Mitchell College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at Mitchell College

What does Mitchell College consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Interview Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Volunteer Work Important
Work Experience Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

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

Mitchell College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mitchell College?

Mitchell 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

Mitchell College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Mitchell College 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 Mitchell College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Mitchell College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Mitchell College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Mitchell College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mitchell College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mitchell College.

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Mitchell College?

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

What is Mitchell College's acceptance rate?

✅ Mitchell College has an acceptance rate of 74%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mitchell College?

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

What is the early action acceptance rate at Mitchell College?

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Admission Difficulty

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How hard is it to get into Mitchell College? Mitchell College is a less selective institution. The Mitchell College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.


Mitchell College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

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Mitchell College GPA

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