Molloy College

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Molloy College can be found in Rockville Centre, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around four thousand students enrolled each year at Molloy College.

Many of the students that got into Molloy College had an SAT score within the range of 1440 - 1710, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 20 - 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Molloy College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at Molloy College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 21 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Molloy College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Molloy College was reported as 72.7% in Fall 2013 with over 3,240 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

  • SAT Scores: 1440 - 1710
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Molloy College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Molloy College 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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Molloy College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 56.1%
  • 2010-2011: 59.0%
  • 2011-2012: 63.4%
  • 2012-2013: 73.7%
  • 2013-2014: 72.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 68.6%

How Does Molloy College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Molloy College is thirty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College at Old Westbury58.0%
New York College of Health Professions81.0%
SUNY Maritime College64.0%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology77.1%
The College of New Rochelle57.0%

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 Molloy College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 560
Math490 - 580
Writing470 - 570
Total Score1440 - 1710
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 25
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