Misericordia University

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Misericordia University can be found in Dallas, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 3,100 students are enrolled at Misericordia University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score in the range of 970 to 1140 on the SAT exam, or 20 to 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Misericordia University average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.38 for accepted students. Misericordia University sends acceptance letters to around 60% of students applying. Of those that are admitted, around 32% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.misericordia.edu.

Overall Misericordia University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Misericordia University was reported as 64.9% in Fall 2013 with over 2,130 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Misericordia University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Misericordia University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 Misericordia University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.1%
  • 2010-2011: 66.5%
  • 2011-2012: 57.3%
  • 2012-2013: 58.8%
  • 2013-2014: 64.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.4%

How Does Misericordia University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Misericordia University is seventeen 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 Wilkes-Barre82.0%
King's College71.5%
Wilkes University76.0%
Keystone College72.1%
Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania85.8%

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 Recommended
  • 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 Misericordia University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 24
Math21 - 26
Composite Score20 - 26
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