University of Mary (UMary/Marauders)

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UMary/Marauders can be found in Bismarck, ND, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UMary/Marauders has an enrollment of nearly three thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1048 (25th percentile) to 1280 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into UMary/Marauders. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UMary/Marauders average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. 74% of all applicants are admitted to University of Mary, from which 43 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UMary/Marauders Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Mary was reported as 73.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,380 applications submitted to UMary/Marauders. 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

  • UMary/Marauders ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • UMary/Marauders Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Mary?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UMary/Marauders 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Mary has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 77.0%
  • 2017-2018: 76.4%
  • 2018-2019: 77.9%
  • 2019-2020: 73.5%
  • Projected UMary/Marauders Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 70.5%

How Does UMary/Marauders Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Mary is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Dickinson State University99.7%
Jamestown College69.3%
Minot State University66.7%
Valley City State University76.2%
Presentation College90.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UMary/Marauders (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 650
Math518 - 630
Total Score1048 - 1280
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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