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Admission Comparison Between Best Colleges in Maryland

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between best schools in Maryland. The average acceptance rate of best schools in Maryland is 38.69% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 26.17%.
United States Naval Academy has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 8.33% and United States Naval Academy has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 86.84% among best schools in Maryland. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Best Schools In Maryland
RankName ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
1 Johns Hopkins University31,139 (14,413/16,726) 3,477 (1,603/1,874) 1,475 (706/769) 11% (11%/11%) 42% (44%/5%)
2 United States Naval Academy16,332 (11,791/4,541) 1,360 (983/377) 1,181 (871/310) 8% (8%/8%) 87% (89%/7%)
3 University of Maryland-College Park33,012 (16,027/16,985) 14,585 (6,801/7,784) 4,279 (2,074/2,205) 44% (42%/46%) 29% (30%/13%)
4 St. John's College909 (405/504) 544 (236/308) 127 (65/62) 60% (58%/61%) 23% (28%/12%)
5 University of Maryland-Baltimore County11,842 (5,567/6,275) 7,227 (3,582/3,645) 1,701 (981/720) 61% (64%/58%) 24% (27%/11%)
6 Stevenson University4,413 (1,893/2,520) 3,565 (1,485/2,080) 694 (282/412) 81% (78%/83%) 19% (19%/16%)
7 University of Baltimore255 (97/158) 199 (78/121) 46 (23/23) 78% (80%/77%) 23% (29%/15%)
8 St. Mary's College of Maryland1,621 (650/971) 1,366 (521/845) 320 (124/196) 84% (80%/87%) 23% (24%/20%)
9 Loyola University Maryland10,077 (4,112/5,965) 8,082 (3,216/4,866) 1,081 (484/597) 80% (78%/82%) 13% (15%/10%)
10 McDaniel College3,761 (1,788/1,973) 3,454 (1,592/1,862) 575 (284/291) 92% (89%/94%) 17% (18%/15%)
Average11,336 (5,674/5,674)4,386 (2,010/2,376)1,148 (589/559)38.69% (35.4%/41.9%)26.17% (29.3%/23.5%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,176 and 75th percentile is 1,362 for best schools in Maryland. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 633 and the average SAT Math score is 636.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Maryland. The following table compares SAT Scores between best schools in Maryland for academic year 2019-2020.
SAT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Maryland
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
1Johns Hopkins University62%
(920)
710760750800
2United States Naval Academy74%
(864)
620710620750
3University of Maryland-College Park76%
(3,264)
630710650760
4St. John's College58%
(74)
620720590710
5University of Maryland-Baltimore County92%
(1,570)
590670590690
6Stevenson University94%
(650)
510600500590
7University of Baltimore85%
(39)
490595480540
8St. Mary's College of Maryland87%
(279)
540650520640
9Loyola University MarylandTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
10McDaniel CollegeTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Average78.50% 588.75676.88 587.50685.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 71 and 75th percentile is 90 for best schools in Maryland. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 27, the average ACT English score is 27, and the average ACT Math score is 27.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Maryland. The following table compares ACT Scores between best schools in Maryland for academic year 2019-2020.
ACT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Maryland
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
1Johns Hopkins University36%
(533)
3335 34363035
2United States Naval Academy65%
(753)
2632 26322635
3University of Maryland-College Park24%
(1,022)
2934 30352733
4St. John's College20%
(26)
2632 27352430
5University of Maryland-Baltimore County20%
(341)
2429 23282330
6Stevenson University21%
(144)
1824 17241724
7University of Baltimore11%
(5)
1723 16221625
8St. Mary's College of Maryland22%
(70)
2129 18272131
9Loyola University MarylandTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
10McDaniel CollegeTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Average27.38% 24.2529.75 23.8829.88 23.0030.38

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying best schools in Maryland based on academic year 2019-2020 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Best Schools In Maryland
Rank NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
1 Johns Hopkins University
2 United States Naval Academy
3 University of Maryland-College Park
4 St. John's College
5 University of Maryland-Baltimore County
6 Stevenson University
7 University of Baltimore
8 St. Mary's College of Maryland
9 Loyola University Maryland
10 McDaniel College

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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