Acceptance Rate

940 - 1190

SAT Range

19 - 25

ACT Range

Malone University Admissions

What does it take to get admission in one of the best religious community colleges in America? Well, the requirements are surprisingly easy to attain.

Malone University (MU), Canton, Ohio, stands for its years of excellence in the field of maintaining the legacy of a historic institute like this one. The University believes regardless of where a student stands with questions of faith, they think the almighty wants to work in students through their classroom experiences, activities, athletics, relationships, residence life, and spiritual life to draw them to Christ's purposes. Hence every event and curriculum is interleaved with faith and ethics.

The acceptance rate is 70% which gives the University 31st position in terms of the lowest admission rate in Ohio. The academic requirements are moderate which narrows the admission only for ‘B+’ and onwards High School graders. MU offers admission in over 41 Majors in 15 different fields.

In recent years, out of 2,039 applications,1,421 candidates were accepted for further admission processes.  Academically, it has attainable requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. In the recent statistical year,

  • Out of 1,060 female candidate applications,746 were accepted for the admission process. 

  • In the male category, 979 candidates were selected among 675 applicants. 

  • At present 313 students are enrolled in some graduate or undergraduate program tracks. 

  • The percentage of admissions made on the basis of enrollment rate is around 22%.

Application Process

Malone University is known for its high paid internship opportunities and placement records along with the faith-integrated curriculum. Major courses ranging from Business Studies to Social Science, Malson delivers world-class training.

The University is known for arranging guest lectures of global leaders thereby getting to know the insights of the industry, very easily. The University focuses on academic as well as the behavioral traits and belief system of its students. This kind of holistic education is very rare to find in today's fast-paced world. As stated the University demands a promising application. Let’s look at the various Major course tracks and the process to get in:

Freshman Admission Process

This course is mainly designed for undergraduate students or students who are attending University for the first time.

On average, students passing this program with satisfactory results end up in a multi-international industry and are an extremely optimistic lifestyle. Freshmen in Malone University are not asked to choose subjects randomly, rather they go through an experimental learning phase where they can find where they are the most comparable with. This program is under the Pendle Hill Pledge of the University. To apply for Freshmen Admission Process you need to do the following:

  • Submit a complete application on the official admission portal which can either be via Malone University Application or Common App. In this

  • Pay the Application Fee of $20(or a College Board Waiver).

  • Must submit a High School Transcript or GED  where the minimum marks should be 430.

  • One must comply with satisfactory SAT(code: 3289) or ACT(code:1439) scorecards.

  • A letter of Recommendation is necessary for the application process.

Transfer Student Admission Process

Malone University offers course transfer program admissions as well. There is no upper limit for the number of courses one can apply for but they must have 15 upper-division semester credits approved by the department of one’s major subject. For the transfer, program one needs to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Complete at least a 30 hour semester in any Major programs. 

  • For students who transfer to Malone not having completed the AA, AS, BA, or BS degree, the average grade in courses allowed for transfer from each school must be 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Submission of all the official transcripts of the attended schools is mandatory.

Graduate Admission Process

For Graduate student admission program one must find oneself satisfying the following checklist:

  • Must possess all the scores and documents as stated in the undergraduate section. 

  • The candidate must possess a good academic record in his/her undergraduate degree.

International students Admission Process

Since Malone University is the epicenter of ethic, cultural and belief diversity, the University has made special arrangements for international students and in order to meet those, one needs to comply with the following conditions:

  • Complete an Online Admission form filling all the details of the candidate.

  • Must submit certified copies of original records and transcripts mailed by the registrar of each secondary school, college, or university attended (translations not acceptable without a copy of the original documents).  Malone recommends evaluations from either the Foreign Credit Services of America or the World Education Services (WES).

  • SAT I/ACT test scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. The Malone code for the SAT I is 1439, ACT is 3289.

  • English Proficiency Test like TOEFL/IELTS is necessary for the candidate whose native language is not English. The minimum score for the computerized TOEFL test is 79 and that for IELTS is 6.

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

940 - 1190

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.


SAT Reading 25th


SAT Math 25th


SAT Composite 25th


SAT Reading 75th


SAT Math 75th


SAT Composite 75th


Average SAT Score


Notably, Malone University also considers the SAT scores of the applicants for their admission. Apart from other things, the candidates need to know that SAT scores are compulsory to be considered for admission to the university. The average SAT score of the candidates who get accepted to MU is 1054. However, in some cases, those who have obtained a SAT score of 925 or below could also get into the university. As many as 18% of the applicants to the university submit their SAT scores for admission consideration.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

19 - 25

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.


ACT Math 25th


ACT English 25th


ACT Composite 25th


ACT Math 75th


ACT English 75th


ACT Composite 75th


Average ACT Score


Candidates can also submit their ACT scores for securing admission to Malone University. According to the latest data, the applicant should have an average ACT score of 22 to get accepted. It's worth noting that the composite ACT scores of the accepted applicants often fall in the range of 19-26. The minimum ACT composite score that is required in order to be considered for admission by MU currently stands at 19. Moreover, the submission of ACT scores is mandatory to be considered for admission. The latest information shows that 91% of the applicants submit their ACT scores for admission to this institute.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students


Although the ACT and SAT eligibility criteria are moderate, the estimated GPA score is very high. The minimum GPA that is required to qualify the admission is 3.3 out of 4.00 GPA.

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA


High School Rank


High School Transcript


College Prep Courses





Neither required nor recommended

Malone University demands very moderate records. It has very easy attainable requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. The following are the general requirements for getting into MU:

  • Admissions are generally done via an online portal called CommonApplication. The candidate needs to fil this application with all their details. Please note: the Common Application is only supported on Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, and Chrome.

  • Submit the High School Transcript or GED certificate along with a $20 Application fee.

  • Must have High School records and rank.

  • One must submit college essays on the topics that would be given by the college itself.

  • At least two letters of recommendation.

  • Senior grades are an important factor in our admission decision. We will not release a decision without having some indication of your academic performance from the senior year; examples include, but are not limited to, the first quarter, first semester, or first trimester grades.

  • Standardized test scores in ACT/SAT and average GPA must be met.

  • English Proficiency Test in the case of International Students.

Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.


Early Decision Deadline


Early Action Deadline


Offer Action Deadline


Offers Early Decision


Application Website


Accepts Common App


Accepts Coalition App


Malone University encourages applicants to take the prerequisite academic tests at least 2 months prior to the application deadline. The application deadline for the Spring session is 1st March.

Admission Statistics

Acceptance Rate70%69%70%
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)20%25%22%

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Credits Accepted

AP Credit


Dual Credit


Credit for Life Experiences


Many universities in the US incentivize students by helping them out to earn university credits by taking certain courses, which are available for them in high school. Here are the names of some of such popular programs: AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). As far as policy for these credits is concerned, each university has a different one. The advantages of such programs include a shorter time to get a degree, increased chances of completing a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who want to avail CLEP and AP credits can visit the website collegeboard.org and request to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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