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 910 to 1090 on the SAT exam, or 20 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 3.06 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 15 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Mount Saint Mary College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mount Saint Mary College was reported as 86.0% in Fall 2013 with over 3,550 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 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 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 on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 71.9%
  • 2010-2011: 76.7%
  • 2011-2012: 81.0%
  • 2012-2013: 81.1%
  • 2013-2014: 86.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 81.7%

How Does Mount Saint Mary College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mount Saint Mary College is fifty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
United States Military Academy9.0%
Vassar College23.8%
Culinary Institute of America89.7%
Nyack College96.7%
Dominican College of Blauvelt71.9%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mount Saint Mary College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 23
Math20 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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