Chances of getting into York College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
50.3%
Admission Difficulty for York College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into York College and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 226 out of 449 applicants were admitted making York College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. York College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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York College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1060

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

York College typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 39 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

York College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >63%
1055 to 1160 Avg + 50%-63%
950 to 1055 Avg - 37%-50%
845 to 950 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 845 Low <26%
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York College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
61%
ACT Scores for York College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for York College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into York College?

Admission data indicates that York College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to York College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

York College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >63%
20 to 22 Avg + 50%-63%
18 to 20 Avg - 37%-50%
16 to 18 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 16 Low <26%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21*
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into York College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at York College was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as York College accepts 50% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

York College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 226 223 449
Accepted 110 116 226
Acceptance Rate 49% 52% 50%
Enrolled 51 58 109
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 50% 48%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 31, 2020
Days left to Apply
97

Applicants have 97 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 31, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to York College before the Aug 31 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at York College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181853 IPEDS survey data for York College.

Frequently Asked Questions

39% of students submit their SAT scores to York College. 61% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

50% of those who apply are granted admission to York College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1160. 39% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 61% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.