York Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for CUNY York College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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 good 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.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for CUNY York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for CUNY York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1050
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY York College?

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

CUNY York College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for CUNY York College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for CUNY York College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

CUNY York College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

CUNY York College admission statistics
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%

Admission Requirements

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

CUNY York College Admission Requirements
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

High School Credits Accepted at CUNY York College
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.