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 two thousand students enrolled per year at Marywood.

Most of the students that got into Marywood University got an SAT score in the range of 1000 to 1190, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 22 to 29. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Marywood average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.57 for accepted students. 78% of all those who apply are accepted to Marywood University, from which 23% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marywood Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Marywood University was reported as 77.8% in Fall 2020 with over 2,010 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 ACT Scores: 22 - 29
  • Marywood Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Marywood University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Marywood is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Marywood has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 68.3%
  • 2017-2018: 75.1%
  • 2018-2019: 76.4%
  • 2019-2020: 77.8%
  • Projected Marywood Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 70.4%

How Does Marywood Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marywood University is thirty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania40.6%
Keystone College78.7%
King's College80.9%
Misericordia University85.8%
Wilkes University78.6%

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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math500 - 590
Total Score1000 - 1190
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 32
Math22 - 27
Composite Score22 - 29
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