St Mary’s College of Maryland

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St Mary's College of Maryland, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in St. Mary's City, MD, a predominately suburban area. Nearly 2,200 students are enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to St Mary's College of Maryland. A score in the range of 1650 to 1970 on the SAT exam, or 25 to 30 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the St Mary's College of Maryland average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.35 - 3.64. Roughly 70% of all students which applied were accepted at St Mary's College of Maryland, and from those that were granted acceptance about 29% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St Mary's College of Maryland Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for St Mary's College of Maryland was reported as 72.0% in Fall 2012 with over 1,990 college applications submitted to St Mary's College of Maryland. 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: 1650 - 1970
  • ACT Scores: 25 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into St Mary's College of Maryland?

Applicant Selectivity: High

St Mary's College of Maryland has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

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 St Mary's College of Maryland has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 51.8%
  • 2009-2010: 57.3%
  • 2010-2011: 65.3%
  • 2011-2012: 61.4%
  • 2012-2013: 72.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.8%

How Does St Mary's College of Maryland Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Maryland Eastern Shore55.0%
United States Naval Academy7.4%
St John's College81.0%
University of Mary Washington81.0%
Gallaudet University65.6%

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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to St Mary's College of Maryland (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 670
Math540 - 650
Writing540 - 650
Total Score1650 - 1970
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 31
Math24 - 28
Composite Score25 - 30
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