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Maryville College

Maryville, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%

Maryville College Admissions

Around 70% of applicants get into Maryville College each year. Last year, 2,361 students applied to Maryville College and 1,648 were admitted.

Consult with Maryville College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Students who submit their applications to Maryville College for the fall semester should hear back from Maryville College by November 1.

Maryville College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Maryville College's admissions stats.

Maryville College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 24%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 6%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 75%
Waitlist No

Maryville College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Maryville College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes November 1 November 1

Want to Apply Early to Maryville College?

Maryville College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Maryville College will release EA admissions decisions no later than November 1.

Some students apply early because they hope it will increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it demonstrates that you are very interested in a school.

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

More on Maryville College Admissions

Transferring to Maryville College

For more information on transferring to Maryville College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Maryville College

Maryville College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Maryville College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 stand out.

Admissions Factors at Maryville College

What does Maryville College consider 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
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Maryville College for more information on admission factors.

Maryville College Application Requirements

To apply to Maryville College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Maryville College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Maryville College?

Students admitted to Maryville College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4. Maryville College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 34% submitted a class rank. At Maryville College 24% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Maryville College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 7%
3.75 and 3.99 24%
3.50 and 3.74 16%
3.25 and 3.49 20%
3.00 and 3.24 17%
2.50 and 2.9 11%
2.00 and 2.49 5%

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 Maryville College directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Maryville College 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 2022, 6% of Maryville College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 75% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Maryville College?

To be competitive with other Maryville College applicants, you should aim to earn between 940 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Maryville College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Maryville College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Maryville College students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

To be most competitive at Maryville College, you should strive to earn between 19 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Maryville College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Maryville College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

More Information on Transferring to Maryville College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Maryville College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Maryville College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Maryville College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Maryville College.

Does Maryville College accept transfer credits?

✅ Maryville College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Maryville College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Maryville College?

✅ Maryville College is not test optional.

What is Maryville College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Maryville College is 70%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Maryville College?

❌ Maryville College does not offer early decision.

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Maryville College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Maryville College is Continuous processing.

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

Maryville College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

940 - 1110


Math SAT Range

470 - 570


Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

Maryville College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Maryville College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. 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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