Marywood University (Marywood)

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Marywood can be found in Scranton, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at Marywood.

Most of the students getting into Marywood University have scored between 1410 - 1720 on the SAT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Marywood average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.38 for accepted students. 71% of all those who apply are accepted to Marywood University, from which 28% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marywood Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Marywood University was reported as 71.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,020 college applications submitted to Marywood. 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

  • Marywood SAT Scores: 1410 - 1720
  • Marywood Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Marywood University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Marywood 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 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 Marywood has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.4%
  • 2010-2011: 70.6%
  • 2011-2012: 70.0%
  • 2012-2013: 69.1%
  • 2013-2014: 71.3%
  • Projected Marywood Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.5%

How Does Marywood Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marywood University is twenty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton81.9%
Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania85.8%
Keystone College72.1%
King's College71.5%
Misericordia University64.9%

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
  • 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 Marywood (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 570
Math480 - 580
Writing460 - 570
Total Score1410 - 1720
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