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York Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into York? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,625 out of 13,889 applicants or 40% were admitted making York a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 8,321 5,568 13,889
Accepted 3,308 2,317 5,625
Acceptance Rate 40% 42% 40%
Enrolled 645 385 1,030
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 17% 18%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY York College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 795. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 965 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 880 1050
SAT Reading 430 520
SAT Math 450 530
ACT Composite N/A N/A
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >53%
965 to 1050 Avg + 40%-53%
880 to 965 Avg - 28%-40%
795 to 880 Reach 19%-28%
Less than 795 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

CUNY York College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to CUNY York College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190691 IPEDS survey data for CUNY York College.