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Cazenovia, New York

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Your chances of getting into Cazenovia College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

Admission Difficulty for Cazenovia College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Cazenovia College is 67.6%.  Its admission rate is the 59th lowest in New York.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Cazenovia College and can you get accepted?

Cazenovia College is a moderately competitive school to get into. You have a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the criteria. Last year, 1,146 out of the 1,695 who applied were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 101 percent on standardized admission tests. Cazenovia College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.29. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Cazenovia College?

68% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Cazenovia College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.29 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school
  • Score 1070 on the SAT
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Cazenovia College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 


Typical High School Grades 


What GPA do you need to get into Cazenovia College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Cazenovia College are to have around a 3.29 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Cazenovia College accepts 68% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Cazenovia College is 3.29 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #79 in New York for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Cazenovia College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.3 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Cazenovia College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 19.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 10.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 15.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 10.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 20.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 11.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Cazenovia College SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Cazenovia College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 6% of students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 


Applicants Submitting SAT 

SAT Scores for Cazenovia College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 492
Math 25th Percentile 465
Composite 25th Percentile 957
SAT Scores for Cazenovia College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 602
Math 75th Percentile 575
Composite 75th Percentile 1177
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Cazenovia College?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Cazenovia College is 1070 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 957-1177. Students who get into Cazenovia College score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Cazenovia College ranks #81 in the state of New York for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1070 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Cazenovia College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 957 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 957, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 840, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Cazenovia College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "considered but not required".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1070 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1067, you have around a 68% chance of being admitted. A 1177 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 80% chance of getting in.

Cazenovia College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1177 and Above Good >80%
1067 to 1177 Avg + 68%-80%
957 to 1067 Avg - 53%-68%
847 to 957 Reach 37%-53%
Less than 847 Low <37%
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Cazenovia College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

ACT Scores for Cazenovia College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Cazenovia College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

High School Class Rank

85% of Cazenovia College freshman are in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Cazenovia College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 1%
Top 50% of class 15%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Cazenovia College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,128 567 1,695
Accepted 800 346 1,146
Acceptance Rate 71% 61% 68%
Enrolled 112 50 162
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 14% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply


Applicants have 240 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Cazenovia College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Cazenovia College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Cazenovia College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Cazenovia College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189848 IPEDS survey data for Cazenovia College.


Does Cazenovia College prefer SAT or ACT?

6% of students submit their SAT scores to Cazenovia College.

What is my chance of getting into Cazenovia College?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Cazenovia College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Cazenovia College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 957 and 1177. The average SAT score is 1067. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.