Marietta College

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Marietta College can be found in Marietta, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Marietta College.

Many of the students admitted to this school had an SAT score between 1010 to 1250, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 19 to 26. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Marietta College average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.38 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 71% with 17% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marietta College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Marietta College was reported as 70.8% in Fall 2020 with over 2,920 college applications submitted to Marietta College. 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Marietta College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Marietta College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Marietta College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.4%
  • 2017-2018: 67.0%
  • 2018-2019: 69.0%
  • 2019-2020: 70.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 63.6%

How Does Marietta College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marietta College is twenty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ohio Valley University69.3%
Muskingum University80.6%
Wheeling Jesuit University68.3%
West Liberty University70.6%
Fairmont State University85.4%

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 Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Marietta College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 640
Math500 - 610
Total Score1010 - 1250
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 26
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