If you are thinking about applying to Mount Mercy University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Mount Mercy University's admissions stats.
|Mount Mercy University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||0%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||90%|
These are the application deadlines for Mount Mercy University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 15||––|
Mount Mercy University does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Mount Mercy University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Mount Mercy University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Mount Mercy University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Mount Mercy University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Mount Mercy University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Mount Mercy University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 48% submitted a class rank. At Mount Mercy University 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.
At Mount Mercy University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||21%|
|3.50 and 3.74||29%|
|3.25 and 3.49||6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
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 Mount Mercy University directly.
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.
Mount Mercy University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Mount Mercy University does not have 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 2022, 0% of Mount Mercy University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
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 81%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mount Mercy University?
❌ Mount Mercy University does not offer early decision.
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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 81%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.
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
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Mount Mercy University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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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