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Molloy University

Rockville Centre, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%

Molloy University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Molloy University. Molloy University admitted 77% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 5,412 applications received in 2023, 4,147 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Molloy University, the application fee is $45.

Students who submit their applications to Molloy University for the fall semester should hear back from Molloy University by October 15.

Molloy University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Molloy University's admissions stats.

Molloy University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Molloy University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Molloy University.

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

Considering Applying Early to Molloy University?

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

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

Molloy University accepts roughly 83% of early action applicants and 77% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2022, Molloy University admitted 2,386 of the 2,888 who applied early action.

Some students apply early to college to help their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of acceptance, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

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

More on Molloy University Admissions

Transferring to Molloy University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Molloy University

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

What Does Molloy University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are 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 choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Molloy University

Wondering what factors are considered by Molloy 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
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

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

Molloy University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Molloy University?

Students admitted to Molloy University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 31% submitted a class rank. At Molloy University 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

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

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 8%
3.75 and 3.99 5%
3.50 and 3.74 10%
3.25 and 3.49 13%
3.00 and 3.24 25%
2.50 and 2.9 18%
2.00 and 2.49 16%

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 University 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

Molloy University 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 Molloy University

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

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Molloy University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Molloy University?

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

Does Molloy University accept transfer credits?

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

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

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

✅ Molloy University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Molloy University?

✅ Molloy University is not test optional.

What is Molloy University's acceptance rate?

✅ Molloy University has an acceptance rate of 77%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Molloy University?

❌ Molloy University does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Molloy University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Molloy University was 83% in 2021.

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Molloy University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Molloy University? Molloy University is a somewhat selective institution. The Molloy University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.


Molloy University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Molloy University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

Not available

Molloy University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Molloy University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. 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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