If you are thinking about applying to Mount Saint Mary's University, the application fee costs $50.
Here's an overiew of some of Mount Saint Mary's University's admissions stats.
|Mount Saint Mary's University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Mount Saint Mary's University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 1||January 30|
Mount Saint Mary's University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Mount Saint Mary's University will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 30.
Mount Saint Mary's University accepts around 95% of early action applicants and 90% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2021, Mount Saint Mary's University admitted 626 of the 661 who applied early action.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Mount Saint Mary's University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing 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 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.
Wondering what factors are considered by Mount Saint Mary's University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Mount Saint Mary's University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Mount Saint Mary's University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Mount Saint Mary's University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.4|
Students admitted to Mount Saint Mary's University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At Mount Saint Mary's University 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.
At Mount Saint Mary's University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||17%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
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 Saint Mary's University directly.
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.
Mount Saint Mary's University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Mount Saint Mary's 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.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Mount Saint Mary's University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Mount Saint Mary's University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Mount Saint Mary's University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Mount Saint Mary's University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Mount Saint Mary's University accept transfer credits?
✅ Mount Saint Mary's University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mount Saint Mary's University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Mount Saint Mary's University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Mount Saint Mary's University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Mount Saint Mary's University?
✅ Mount Saint Mary's University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Mount Saint Mary's University's acceptance rate?
✅ Mount Saint Mary's University has an acceptance rate of 90%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mount Saint Mary's University?
❌ Mount Saint Mary's University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Mount Saint Mary's University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Mount Saint Mary's University was 95% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Mount Saint Mary's University? Mount Saint Mary's University is a less selective institution. The Mount Saint Mary's University acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount Saint Mary's University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Saint Mary's University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Mount Saint Mary's University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.59. 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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