If you are considering submitting an application to Molloy College, the fee for the application costs $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Molloy College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Mean SAT Score||1170|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||91%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||20%|
Molloy College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Molloy College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
Molloy College accepts about 85% of early action applicants and 74% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2021, Molloy College admitted 2,17 of the 2,469 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Molloy College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Molloy College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Molloy College accepted 74% of students, around 3,739 of the 5,043 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Molloy 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing 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 creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Molloy College must submit the following items. Double check with Molloy 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Molloy College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 41% submitted a class rank. At Molloy College 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 66% were in the top 25% and 92% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Molloy College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||9%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||24%|
|2.50 and 2.9||19%|
|2.00 and 2.49||16%|
Molloy College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Molloy 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.
In 2021, 91% of Molloy College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Molloy College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1085 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Molloy College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1085, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Molloy College student is 1170.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Molloy College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Molloy College students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Molloy College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Molloy College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Molloy College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Molloy College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Molloy College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Molloy College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Molloy College.
Does Molloy College accept transfer credits?
Molloy College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Molloy College accepts:
Does Molloy College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Molloy College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Molloy College?
No, Molloy 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 it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Molloy College's acceptance rate?
Molloy College's acceptance rate is 74%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Molloy College?
The early action acceptance rate at Molloy College was 85% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Molloy College? Molloy College is a somewhat selective institution. The Molloy College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Molloy College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Molloy 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 Molloy College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Molloy College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1240 and Above
1085 to 1240
1085 and Less
The median SAT score for Molloy College students is 1170. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Molloy College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1085 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1085 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Molloy College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Molloy College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. 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.
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