If you are thinking about applying to Saint Mary's College of California, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is January 15 and the fee for the application costs $60. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Saint Mary's College of California by April 1.
Saint Mary's College of California does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Saint Mary's College of California will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 1. Saint Mary's College of California accepts about 78% of early action applicants* and 77% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Saint Mary's College of California admitted 2,719 of the 3,47 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.
Saint Mary's College of California is amoderately difficult school to get into. Saint Mary's College of California evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Saint Mary's College of California accepted 77% of all applicants., around 4,147 of the 5,364 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Saint Mary's College of California, 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. In 2021, Saint Mary's College of California waitlisted 38 students. Of those, 32 eventually got in.
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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||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||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Saint Mary's College of California must submit the following items. Double check with Saint Mary's College of California's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2||3.6|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Saint Mary's College of California have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 0% submitted a class rank. At Saint Mary's College of California 0% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 0% were in the top 25% and 0% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Saint Mary's College of California, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||19.35%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.72%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18.73%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.02%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6.24%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Saint Mary's College of California doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.|
Saint Mary's College of California 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.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Saint Mary's College of California.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Saint Mary's College of California during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Saint Mary's College of California?
Students who are admitted to Saint Mary's College of California must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Saint Mary's College of California accept transfer credits?
Saint Mary's College of California accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Saint Mary's College of California accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Saint Mary's College of California accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Saint Mary's College of California accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Saint Mary's College of California?
Saint Mary's College of California. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Saint Mary's College of California's acceptance rate?
Saint Mary's College of California's acceptance rate is [rate]%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Saint Mary's College of California?
The early action acceptance rate at Saint Mary's College of California was 78% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into Saint Mary's College of California? Saint Mary's College of California is a somewhat selective institution. The Saint Mary's College of California acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Mary's College of California is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Mary's College of California is Jul 1.
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 Saint Mary's College of California, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.63. 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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