Mount St. Mary’s College

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Mount St. Mary's College can be found in Los Angeles, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at Mount St. Mary's College.

The majority of students that got into this school had an SAT score between 840 to 1030, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 16 to 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Mount St. Mary's College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 3.14. Mount St. Mary's College sends acceptance letters to around 70 percent of students applying. Of those that are admitted, roughly 33 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Mount St. Mary's College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mount St. Mary's College was reported as 74.1% in Fall 2013 with over 2,320 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: 16 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Mount St. Mary's College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Mount St. Mary's College, 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 Mount St. Mary's College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 81.7%
  • 2010-2011: 72.8%
  • 2011-2012: 68.1%
  • 2012-2013: 60.1%
  • 2013-2014: 74.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.7%

How Does Mount St. Mary's College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mount St. Mary's College is thirty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Columbia College Hollywood54.8%
Otis College of Art and Design46.3%
Woodbury University55.8%
Occidental College42.4%
Art Center College of Design81.7%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mount St. Mary's College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score16 - 22
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