Minimum standards for automatic undergraduate acceptance include both of the following:
- ACT Composite score of 19 or higher
- High school cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Adult learners (aged 21 or older) are eligible to apply for first time college study without qualifying based on HS GPA or college placement scores.
Students who do not meet admission criteria may be accepted provisionally upon recommendation of the Academic Standards and Admissions Committee. No applicant is refused admission to the University on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability.
Every applicant to the University of Mary is reviewed on an individual basis. Admission is granted to applicants who will, in the judgment of the Academic Standards and Admissions Committee, make positive contributions to the community life of the University and be able to progress satisfactorily toward the completion of all degree requirements. The committee evaluates secondary school achievement, recommendations from counselors, test scores, and personal achievement. In evaluating applications, the Academic Standards and Admissions Committee also considers any special circumstances which may have affected the applicant’s prior academic achievement.
The committee recommends that applicants complete these units of credit at the secondary level:
English . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Social Science . . . . . . 4
Mathematics . . . 2 to 3
Science . . . . . . . . 2 to 3
The University of Mary has a rolling admissions policy. Once the candidate’s admission file is complete, a decision concerning acceptance will be made and the applicant notified within two weeks.
Before the beginning of a student’s academic career at the University of Mary, he or she must complete a current medical history form provided by the Office of Admission. Housing information is mailed only after a student has been accepted into the University of Mary community.
The Vice President for Student Development is responsible for coordinating the University’s compliance with federal regulations and other applicable laws and regulations regarding nondiscriminatory access to facilities and programs available at the University of Mary.