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 2,800 students are enrolled at Misericordia University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score in the range of 1050 to 1220 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 27 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 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. Misericordia University sends acceptance letters to around 90% of students applying. Of those that are admitted, around 31% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.misericordia.edu.

Overall Misericordia University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Misericordia University was reported as 85.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,550 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Misericordia University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 74.4%
  • 2017-2018: 78.8%
  • 2018-2019: 82.6%
  • 2019-2020: 85.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 76.4%

How Does Misericordia University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Misericordia University is fifty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
King's College80.9%
Wilkes University78.6%
Keystone College78.7%
Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania40.6%
Marywood University77.8%

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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 610
Math530 - 610
Total Score1050 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score22 - 27
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