McDaniel College

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McDaniel 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 Westminster, MD, a predominately suburban area. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at McDaniel College.

This school has an acceptance rate of about 92 percent with 17 percent of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall McDaniel College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for McDaniel College was reported as 91.8% in Fall 2020 with over 3,760 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

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 McDaniel College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 78.1%
  • 2017-2018: 85.0%
  • 2018-2019: 64.3%
  • 2019-2020: 91.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 75.1%

How Does McDaniel College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for McDaniel College is sixty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stevenson University80.8%
Mount St Mary's University74.8%
Gettysburg College48.1%
Goucher College81.3%
Hood College65.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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

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