If you want to apply to Mount Mercy University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 15 and 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 who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Mount Mercy University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||19%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||0%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||99%|
Mount Mercy University 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.
It is moderately difficult to get into Mount Mercy University. Mount Mercy University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Mount Mercy University accepted 76% of all applicants, around 884 of the 1,160 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Mount Mercy University, 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
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 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|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 Mount Mercy University must submit the following items. Double check with Mount Mercy University'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)||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Mount Mercy University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 55% submitted a class rank. At Mount Mercy University 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Mount Mercy University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||25%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||9%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
Mount Mercy University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Mount Mercy 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.
In 2021, 0% of Mount Mercy University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 99% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Mount Mercy University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mount Mercy University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mount Mercy University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Mount Mercy University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Mount Mercy University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Mount Mercy University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mount Mercy University.
Does Mount Mercy University accept transfer credits?
Mount Mercy University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mount Mercy University accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to Mount Mercy University?
Mount Mercy University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Mount Mercy University's acceptance rate?
Mount Mercy University's acceptance rate is 76%.
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How hard is it to get into Mount Mercy University? Mount Mercy University is a somewhat selective institution. The Mount Mercy University acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount Mercy University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Mercy University is Aug 15.
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 Mount Mercy University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Mount Mercy University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Mount Mercy University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. 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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