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York College Admission Requirements

York, Nebraska

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Chances of getting into York College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
56.6%
Admission Difficulty for York College
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Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into York College and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 296 out of 523 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. York College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. York College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

York College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
880-1040
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1040
Average SAT Score 960

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

York College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

York College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1040 and Above Good >69%
960 to 1040 Avg + 57%-69%
880 to 960 Avg - 44%-57%
800 to 880 Reach 31%-44%
Less than 800 Low <31%
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York College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
61%
ACT Scores for York College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for York College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #15 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

York College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >71%
19 to 22 Avg + 57%-71%
17 to 19 Avg - 46%-57%
15 to 17 Reach 36%-46%
Less than 15 Low <36%
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York College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into York College?

Applicants 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 57% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.21 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

York College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 265 258 523
Accepted 145 151 296
Acceptance Rate 55% 59% 57%
Enrolled 48 67 115
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 44% 39%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
44

Applicants have 44 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to York College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to York College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

York College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor 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.

FAQs

Does York College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into York College?

57% of those who apply are granted admission to York College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for York College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 880 and 1040. 39% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for York College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 61% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.