Mount Saint Mary College

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Mount Saint Mary College can be found in Newburgh, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About two thousand students are enrolled at Mount Saint Mary College.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score between 970 to 1160 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 24 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 Mount Saint Mary College average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. Roughly 90 percent of all applicant were accepted at Mount Saint Mary College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 11 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at msmc.edu.

Overall Mount Saint Mary College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020

93.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Mount Saint Mary College was reported as 93.8% in Fall 2020 with over 3,250 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: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Mount Saint Mary College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Mount Saint Mary 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 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 Mount Saint Mary College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 89.9%
  • 2017-2018: 93.4%
  • 2018-2019: 93.8%
  • 2019-2020: 93.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 86.7%

How Does Mount Saint Mary College Compare?

93.8%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mount Saint Mary College is sixty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
United States Military Academy12.0%
Vassar College23.7%
Culinary Institute of America97.7%

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)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,24927.5%72.5%
Admitted3,04826.7%73.3%
Enrolled33924.5%75.5%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mount Saint Mary College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 580
Math480 - 580
Total Score970 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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