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Moravian Admissions

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

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.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Moravian by November 15.

Moravian Admissions Stats at a Glance

Moravian 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19%
Mean SAT Score 1110
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 68%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 6%
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Moravian?

Moravian College does not offer early decision or 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.

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

How To Get Into Moravian College

Moravian is a moderately difficult school to get into. Moravian evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Moravian accepted 80% of all applicants, around 1,872 of the 2,337 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Moravian, 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. Admissions to nursing program is program very difficult.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to Moravian?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. 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 admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Moravian

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Important

Moravian Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Moravian must submit the following items. Double check with Moravian's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements portfolio for art majors; audition for music majors; 3.3 high school GPA, minimum SAT combined score of 1500 (with no section less than 500) or ACT score of 23 for nursing
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Moravian?

Students admitted to Moravian have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 28% submitted a class rank. At Moravian 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Moravian College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 28%
3.75 and 3.99 14%
3.50 and 3.74 23%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 15%
2.50 and 2.9 11%
2.00 and 2.49 2%

Moravian does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2021, 68% of Moravian's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 6% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Moravian?

To be competitive with other Moravian applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Moravian 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Moravian student is 1110.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Moravian students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Moravian students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Moravian?

To be most competitive at Moravian, you should strive to earn between 21 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Moravian's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Moravian students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to Moravian College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Moravian.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is May 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Moravian during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

Moravian Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Moravian?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Moravian.

Does Moravian accept transfer credits?

Moravian accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Moravian accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

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

Moravian accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Moravian?

No, Moravian is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, 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 Moravian's acceptance rate?

Moravian's acceptance rate is 80%.

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Moravian Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

80%

How hard is it to get into Moravian? Moravian is a somewhat selective institution. The Moravian acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.

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Moravian Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Moravian is May 1.

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

Moravian ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

21 to 25

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Moravian is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Moravian. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 25 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.

Moravian SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1050 - 1190

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Math SAT Range

510 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 600

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above

Good

1050 to 1190

Avg

1050 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Moravian students is 1110. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Moravian, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1050 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Moravian.

Moravian GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.55

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Moravian, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.55. 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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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Total Enrollment

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Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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