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Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Marymount California University Admissions

If you want to apply to Marymount California University, the application fee costs $50.

Marymount California University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Marymount California University's admissions stats.

Marymount California University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Mean SAT Score 1028
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Waitlist No

Marymount California University Application Deadlines

Check with Marymount California University directly for more info on application deadlines.

Considering Applying Early to Marymount California University?

Marymount California University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Marymount California University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Marymount California University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Marymount California University

Marymount California University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Marymount California University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Marymount California University

Wondering what factors are considered by Marymount California University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
First Generation Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Marymount California University for more information on admission factors.

Marymount California University Application Requirements

To apply to Marymount California University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Marymount California University'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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Marymount California University?

Students admitted to Marymount California University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Marymount California University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Marymount California University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

The mean composite SAT score for a Marymount California University student is 1028.

More Information on Transferring to Marymount California University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Marymount California University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Marymount California University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Marymount California University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Marymount California University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marymount California University.

Does Marymount California University accept transfer credits?

✅ Marymount California University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Marymount California University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Marymount California University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Marymount California University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Marymount California University?

❌ No, Marymount California University 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 your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Marymount California University's acceptance rate?

✅ Marymount California University's acceptance rate is 93%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Marymount California University?

🟨 Marymount California University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Marymount California University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Marymount California University? Marymount California University is a less selective institution. The Marymount California University acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.


Marymount California University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marymount California University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marymount California University is Continuous processing.

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

Marymount California University ACT Scores


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Marymount California University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Marymount California University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.09. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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