ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled
Saved to Favorites. View my Colleges
Colleges / Molloy University

Molloy University

Rockville Centre, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

Molloy College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Molloy College, the application fee costs $45.

Students who submit their applications to Molloy College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 15.

Molloy College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Molloy College's admissions stats.

Molloy College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 24%
Mean SAT Score 1206
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 21%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist No

Molloy College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Molloy College.

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

Applying Early to Molloy College?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Molloy College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

Molloy College accepts about 54% of early action applicants and 79% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2021, Molloy College admitted 1,312 of the 2,429 who applied early action.

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

More on Molloy College Admissions

Transferring to Molloy College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Molloy College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Molloy College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Molloy College

What does Molloy 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

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

Molloy College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Molloy College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Molloy 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
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Molloy College?

Students admitted to Molloy College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 25% submitted a class rank. At Molloy College 24% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 85% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

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

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 7%
3.75 and 3.99 10%
3.50 and 3.74 11%
3.25 and 3.49 10%
3.00 and 3.24 22%
2.50 and 2.9 11%
2.00 and 2.49 24%

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 Molloy College directly.

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

Molloy College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Molloy College has 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.

In 2022, 21% of Molloy College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Molloy College?

To be competitive with other Molloy College applicants, you should aim to earn between 1110 and 1320 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Molloy College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1320 and 25% of scored lower than 1110, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Molloy College student is 1206.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Molloy College students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Molloy College students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Molloy College?

To be most competitive at Molloy College, you should strive to earn between 25 and 32 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Molloy College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.

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

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Molloy College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Molloy College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Molloy College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Molloy College?

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

Does Molloy College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

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

✅ Molloy College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Molloy College?

❌ No, Molloy College 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 may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Molloy College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Molloy College is 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Molloy College?

❌ Molloy College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Molloy College?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Molloy College was 54% in 2021.

Want To Learn More About Molloy College?

Choose one of the options below to find out more about about Molloy College:


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Molloy College

Explore other colleges in New York or use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting into some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.

Molloy College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Molloy College? Molloy College is a somewhat selective institution. The Molloy College acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.


Molloy College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Molloy College ACT Scores


ACT Range

25 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above


25 to 32


25 and Less


Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Molloy College is 27. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into Molloy College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 25 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 25 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Molloy College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1320


Math SAT Range

590 - 670


Reading SAT Range

520 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1110 to 1320


1110 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Molloy College students is 1206. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Molloy College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Molloy College.

Molloy College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Molloy College, 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.

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting


Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About Molloy College?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation