The school is a non selective selective school. They receive about 2,900 applications every admission cycle. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 87 percent which equals about 2,550 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. However, when the term begins, only about 600 or 24% of the candidates who obtained acceptance letter from Mercyhurst University decide to attend. The ratio of the applicants who applied is 42% and 57% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 59% were typically women preferred Mercyhurst University after receiving the acceptance letter and 40% were men. Applicants should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Mercyhurst University when applying. Most often, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 21 - 26 for ACT or 940 - 1,160 for SAT. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. Mercyhurst University’s undergraduate application fee is $0. To apply at Mercyhurst University, you will need to have these required documents: Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students who are applying have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2013
Applications
2,936
Male 1,257
Female 1,679

 

Acceptance
2,549
Male 1,055
Female 1,494

 

Enrollment Total
600
Male 242
Female 358


Acceptance Rate
86.8%
Male
83.9%
Female
89%

 

Yield
23.5%
Male
22.9%
Female
24%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$0


Graduate

$0



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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