Marymount University

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Marymount University can be found in Arlington, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Marymount University has an enrollment of around three thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score in the range of 940 to 1190 on the SAT exam, or 16 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Marymount University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 3.33. This school has an acceptance rate of 81% with 15% of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marymount University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Marymount University was reported as 81.0% in Fall 2020 with over 3,310 college applications submitted to Marymount University. 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: 16 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Marymount University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Marymount University 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Marymount University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 90.6%
  • 2017-2018: 92.3%
  • 2018-2019: 90.9%
  • 2019-2020: 81.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 81.1%

How Does Marymount University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marymount University is forty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Trinity Washington University96.7%
Gallaudet University61.2%
Washington Adventist University58.8%
Capitol College83.4%
St John's College59.9%

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
  • 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 Marymount University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 600
Math460 - 590
Total Score940 - 1190
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 23
Math15 - 24
Composite Score16 - 25
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