If you are considering submitting an applicationto University of Saint Mary, the fee for the application is $25. 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 an application fee waiver.
University of Saint Mary 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.
Getting into University of Saint Mary is moderately difficult. University of Saint Mary evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Saint Mary **accepted 84% of students, around 587 of the 699 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Saint Mary, 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 decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Saint Mary must submit the following items. Double check with University of Saint Mary'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|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Saint Mary have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Saint Mary, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||14.4%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14.4%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18%|
|3.00 and 3.24||16.9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||25.1%|
|2.00 and 2.49||9.1%|
|University of Saint Mary does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
University of Saint Mary 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, 37% of University of Saint Mary's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 66% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Saint Mary applicants, you should strive to earn between 860 and 1050 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Saint Mary 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1050 and 25% of scored lower than 860, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Saint Mary student is 963.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Saint Mary students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Saint Mary students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Saint Mary, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Saint Mary's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Saint Mary students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Saint Mary.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Saint Mary during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Saint Mary?
Students who are admitted to University of Saint Mary must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does University of Saint Mary accept transfer credits?
University of Saint Mary accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Saint Mary accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does University of Saint Mary accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Saint Mary accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Saint Mary?
No, University of Saint Mary 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 you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into University of Saint Mary? University of Saint Mary is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Saint Mary acceptance rate is 84%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Saint Mary is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Saint Mary 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 University of Saint Mary is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Saint Mary. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1050 and Above
860 to 1050
860 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Saint Mary students is 963. Applicants with SAT scores of 1050 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Saint Mary, while applicants with SAT scores between 860 to 1050 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 860 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Saint Mary.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Saint Mary, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. 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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