Gwynedd Mercy College

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Gwynedd Mercy College can be found in Gwynedd Valley, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around two thousand students are enrolled at Gwynedd Mercy College.

Most of the students accepted into this school got an SAT score between 1270 - 1570, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 16 - 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Gwynedd Mercy College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. This school has an acceptance rate of around 66% with 26% of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Gwynedd Mercy College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Gwynedd Mercy College was reported as 65.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,230 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1270 - 1570
  • ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Gwynedd Mercy College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Gwynedd Mercy College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Gwynedd Mercy College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 59.7%
  • 2010-2011: 46.1%
  • 2011-2012: 48.3%
  • 2012-2013: 66.4%
  • 2013-2014: 65.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.2%

How Does Gwynedd Mercy College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Gwynedd Mercy College is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Chestnut Hill College57.9%
Delaware Valley College68.3%
Arcadia University59.7%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington77.7%
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church51.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Gwynedd Mercy College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 520
Math420 - 530
Writing420 - 520
Total Score1270 - 1570
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score16 - 22
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