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Mitchell College

New London, CT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

Mitchell College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Mitchell College. Mitchell College admitted 74% of all applicants in 2018. Last year, 787 students applied to Mitchell College and 580 were admitted.

Consult with Mitchell College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Mitchell College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Mitchell College's admissions stats.

Mitchell College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Mitchell College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Mitchell College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 15 December 1
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Mitchell College?

Mitchell College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 1.

Some students apply to college early to boost 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 admission, since it shows your interest in a school.

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

More on Mitchell College Admissions

How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Mitchell College?

It is not difficult to get into Mitchell College. Mitchell College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Mitchell College accepted 74% of students, about 580 from the 787 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Mitchell College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Mitchell College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Mitchell College

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

What Does Mitchell College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Mitchell College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Mitchell College 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
Interview Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Volunteer Work Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Talent/Ability Considered
Work Experience Considered

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

Mitchell College Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mitchell College?

Mitchell College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

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

Mitchell College 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.

More Information on Transferring to Mitchell College

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

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Mitchell College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mitchell College?

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

Does Mitchell College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Mitchell College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Mitchell College?

✅ Mitchell College is not test optional.

What is Mitchell College's acceptance rate?

✅ Mitchell College's acceptance rate is 74%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mitchell College?

✅ Mitchell College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Mitchell College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Mitchell College? Mitchell College is a less selective institution. The Mitchell College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.


Mitchell College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mitchell College is Continuous processing.

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

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

Mitchell College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Mitchell College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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