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Mount Mary University

Milwaukee, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%

MMC Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Mount Mary University. The acceptance rate at Mount Mary University is 62%. Last year, 1,193 students applied to Mount Mary University and 744 were admitted.

If you are considering submitting an application to Mount Mary University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Mount Mary University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Mount Mary University's admissions stats.

Mount Mary University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 53%
Waitlist No

Mount Mary University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Mount Mary University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Mount Mary University?

Mount Mary University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Mount Mary University Admissions

Is Mount Mary University Difficult To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into MMC. MMC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, MMC accepted 62% of all applicants, about 744 from the 1,193 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like MMC, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Mount Mary University

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

For Students Waitlisted to Mount Mary University

Mount Mary University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Mount Mary University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight 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 choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Mount Mary University

What does Mount Mary University 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
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Talent/Ability Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

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

Mount Mary University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Mount Mary University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Mount Mary 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) 2.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
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 Mount Mary University?

Students admitted to Mount Mary University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 64% submitted a class rank. At Mount Mary University 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Mount Mary University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 0.54%
3.75 and 3.99 9.68%
3.50 and 3.74 15.59%
3.25 and 3.49 16.13%
3.00 and 3.24 17.74%
2.50 and 2.9 29.57%
2.00 and 2.49 10.22%

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 Mount Mary University 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

Mount Mary 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.

In 2022, 7% of Mount Mary University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 53% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Mount Mary University?

To be competitive with other Mount Mary University applicants, you should strive to score between 880 and 1080 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Mount Mary University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1080 and 25% of scored lower than 880, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Mount Mary University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 458 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Mount Mary University students scored 563 or higher, and 75% scored a 458 or higher.

To be most competitive at Mount Mary University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mount Mary University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mount Mary University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Mount Mary University

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

Transfer students can enroll in Mount Mary University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Mount Mary University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mount Mary University?

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

Does Mount Mary University accept transfer credits?

✅ Mount Mary University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mount Mary University accepts:

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

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

✅ Mount Mary University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Mount Mary University?

✅ Mount Mary University is not test optional.

What is Mount Mary University's acceptance rate?

✅ Mount Mary University's acceptance rate is 62%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mount Mary University?

❌ Mount Mary University does not offer early decision.

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MMC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into MMC? MMC is a somewhat selective institution. The MMC acceptance rate is 62%. This means that the institution accepts 62 out of every 100 applicants.


MMC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to MMC is Continuous processing.

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

MMC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

880 - 1080


Math SAT Range

408 - 560


Reading SAT Range

458 - 563


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At MMC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.13. 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.

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