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Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate86%

Saint Michael's College Admissions

The acceptance rate at Saint Michael's College is 86%. Last year, 2,359 students applied to Saint Michael's College and 2,026 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Saint Michael's College, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the fee for the application is $50.

Students who apply to Saint Michael's College for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by April 12.

Saint Michael's College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Saint Michael's College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 24%
Mean SAT Score 1204
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 14%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 4%
Waitlist Yes

Saint Michael's College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Saint Michael's College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes
Regular Decision Yes 2 1 April 12

Applying Early to Saint Michael's College?

Saint Michael's College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Saint Michael's College accepts roughly 15% of early action applicants and 86% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Saint Michael's College admitted 219 of the 1,429 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early to boost their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it demonstrates that you are very interested 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 Saint Michael's College Admissions

Transferring to Saint Michael's College

For more information on transferring to Saint Michael's College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Saint Michael's College

In 2022, Saint Michael's College waitlisted 131 students and 28 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 7 eventually got in.

What Does Saint Michael's College 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 are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Saint Michael's College

Wondering what factors are considered by Saint Michael's 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
Class Rank Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
State Residency Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Saint Michael's College for more information on admission factors.

Saint Michael's College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1 3
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Saint Michael's College?

Students admitted to Saint Michael's College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 30% submitted a class rank. At Saint Michael's College 24% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Saint Michael's College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 8.5%
3.75 and 3.99 10.5%
3.50 and 3.74 15.3%
3.25 and 3.49 18.2%
3.00 and 3.24 16.6%
2.50 and 2.9 21.8%
2.00 and 2.49 9.1%

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 Saint Michael's 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

Saint Michael's College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 14% of Saint Michael's College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Saint Michael's College?

To be competitive with other Saint Michael's College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1140 and 1300 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Saint Michael's College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1300 and 25% of scored lower than 1140, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Saint Michael's College student is 1204.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Saint Michael's College students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 590 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Saint Michael's College students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 590 or higher.

To be most competitive at Saint Michael's College, you should strive to earn between 25.75 and 28.25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28.25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Saint Michael's College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28.25, and three out of four students scored lower than 28.25 on the ACT.

A 25.75 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Saint Michael's College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 25.75.

More Information on Transferring to Saint Michael's College

Transfer students can enroll in Saint Michael's College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Saint Michael's College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Saint Michael's College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Saint Michael's College.

Does Saint Michael's College accept transfer credits?

✅ Saint Michael's College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Saint Michael's College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Do I have to submit test scores to Saint Michael's College?

❌ No, Saint Michael's College is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Saint Michael's College's acceptance rate?

✅ Saint Michael's College has an acceptance rate of 86%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Saint Michael's College?

❌ Saint Michael's College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Saint Michael's College?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Saint Michael's College was 15% in 2021.

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Saint Michael's College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Michael's College is Feb 1.

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

Saint Michael's College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1300


Math SAT Range

550 - 640


Reading SAT Range

590 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1300 and Above


1140 to 1300


1140 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Saint Michael's College students is 1204. Applicants with SAT scores of 1300 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Saint Michael's College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1300 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Saint Michael's College.

Saint Michael's College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Saint Michael's College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.27. 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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