Marymount Manhattan College (MMC)

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Marymount Manhattan College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in New York, NY, a predominately urban area. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at MMC.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1400 (25th percentile) - 1740 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants accepted to Marymount Manhattan College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the MMC average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.38. 75% of all those who apply are accepted to MMC, from which 13 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall MMC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Marymount Manhattan College was reported as 74.6% in Fall 2013 with over 4,150 applications submitted to MMC. 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

  • MMC SAT Scores: 1400 - 1740
  • MMC ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • MMC Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Marymount Manhattan College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Marymount Manhattan 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 Marymount Manhattan College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.5%
  • 2010-2011: 82.1%
  • 2011-2012: 78.9%
  • 2012-2013: 71.8%
  • 2013-2014: 74.6%
  • Projected MMC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.1%

How Does MMC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marymount Manhattan College is thirty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
New York School of Interior Design46.8%
The Juilliard School7.3%
American Musical and Dramatic Academy26.0%
Barnard College20.5%
Manhattan School of Music34.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MMC (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 590
Math450 - 560
Writing470 - 590
Total Score1400 - 1740
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math18 - 25
Composite Score21 - 26
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