Stonehill College received almost 7000 applications out of which it admitted approximately 4700 students in the batch of 2023. An acceptance rate of about 67% was recorded for 2019 admissions. It is a test-optional that implies scores of standardized tests such as SAT/ACT are not mandatory but these scores are evaluated for admission. Only the highest scores of the applicants will be reviewed and must be submitted before the application deadline.
Stonehill offers students 49 majors and 54 minors programs in humanities, natural and social sciences, business, education, and pre-professional courses.
|Application Portal||Online portal|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||60 USD|
|Average SAT score||550-640 (Math)|
570-650 (Evidence-based reading and writing)
|Average ACT score||24-29 (Composite)|
|Academic Calendar||Semester based|
|Intake Seasons||Spring/ Fall/ Summer|
|Mode of Payment||Credit card/ Wire transfer|
|Work Experience||Not required|
|Financial Aid||Merit-based scholarships|
Students willing to apply must select an appropriate deadline for themselves. The College has an early action deadline and early decision deadlines. The early decision deadlines are binding which means students chosen for admission must enroll. For applying in the early decision deadline, students will also have to complete an Early Decision Agreement.
|Application Plan||Deadline||Admission Decision|
|Early action||November 1||Early January|
|Early decision 1||December 1||Late December|
|Regular decision||January 15||Mid-March|
|Early decision 2||February 1||Mid-February|
|January Admission||November 1||January|
On the other hand, graduate admission deadlines vary from program to program. Details of this can be found in the table below:
|Data Analytics||Fall entry|
|Integrated Marketing Communications||Fall semester: July 15|
Spring semester: November 15
Summer semester: April 15
|Inclusive Education||Fall semester: July 15|
Summer semester: April 15
Stonehill College accepts applications from international students provided they have completed high school for applying to undergraduate programs and college to apply for graduate programs. Applicants will be considered for admission if they complete the application by submitting all necessary documents within the deadlines.
The international students willing to study in the US may have to fulfill additional requirements as compared to domestic applicants.
Application Portal: Interested students can apply online by completing the Common Application.
Application Fee: 60 USD
Admission Requirements: A list of requirements needs to be fulfilled for applying to Stonehill College:
Optional Requirements: Writing samples, essays, recommendation letters, and other documents that will increase the credibility of the application can be submitted.
The submission of documents by the counselor can be done online or by post. A cover letter must be attached to the email or fax stating that the documents are sent from the high school and not the applicant personally. The documents can be submitted individually as and when they become available but it must contain the full name and date of birth of the applicant so that it is put in the correct file.
|Test||Minimum required score for Undergraduates||Minimum required score for Graduates|
|TOEFL – Internet-based||80||90|
The requirement to submit English proficiency test scores is waived off for students who have SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score 600 or above and ACT English and Reading score 25 or above.
International students who wish to study in the U.S. require an F-1 student visa or a student visa to study in the US. To apply for a visa, students should pay the I-901 SEVIS fee and then visit the U.S. embassy or consulate to apply for the student visa. The first step towards applying for a visa is to complete the non-immigrant visa Form DS-160. Following this, students must schedule an interview at the U.S embassy or consulate and appear for the interview.
Important documents required to be submitted while applying for a visa are as follows:
Undergraduate applicants applying for admission to Stonehill College are expected to meet the general requirements of the college preparatory program. The suggested high school curriculum must include 4 units of English, 4 units of mathematics, 3 units of science, 3 units of foreign language, 4 units of history, political science and social science, and 2 elective subjects. On average, previously admitted students display 3.32 GPA on 4.0.
Where to Apply: Common Application
Application Fee: 60 USD
Admission Requirements: International undergraduate applicants must make sure that the following documents are submitted by their counselor to be considered official:
In addition, documents that are the responsibility of the applicant themselves include:
Interested graduate applicants must complete the online application form and fulfill the program-specific requirements. In addition to the requirements given in the following table, there are prerequisites for applying. Applicants for the Inclusive education program must have completed a course in child development with grade B or above. While applicants for the data analytics program must complete a course in statistics. Also, all transcripts submitted by any applicant must have a course by course evaluation from either the World Education Services (WES) or Center for Educational Documentation (CED).
|Requirements||Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics||Master of Education in Inclusive Education||Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications|
|Application Fee||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|GMAT/ GRE||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Personal statement (1)||Required, 3-5 pages||Required, 3-5 pages||Required, 3-5 pages|
|Letter of Intent||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Work experience||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Recommendation letter(2)||Required, 2||Required, 2||Required, 2|
|Admission Interview||Not required||Required||Not required|
(1) The personal statement should be written within 3-5 pages in a 12 point format describing professional goals, how the program will help in achieving it, work experience, personal or professional experience that influenced the choice of the program, and any information that will be helpful for the admission committee.
(2) Recommendation letters to be submitted can be from individuals who are academically or professionally related to the applicant. The online application must include names and email addresses of the recommendations where they will be mailed and can upload the letter.
Graduate applicants can send their transcripts electronically to email@example.com or
Office of Graduate Admission
320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357
The primary focus of the admission committee for making admission decisions is based on the high school/ college GPA, the curriculum studied, standardized test scores, and factors like the class rank, recommendations, participation in extracurricular activities, personal statement, etc. Any additional documents that the applicant finds suitable for the admission evaluation are welcomed.