|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Culinary Institute of America and can I get accepted? The school has a 98% acceptance rate ranking it #160 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,631 out of 1,669 applicants were admitted making Culinary Institute of America an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Culinary Institute of America typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
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What GPA do you need to get into Culinary Institute of America?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Culinary Institute of America. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Culinary Institute of America was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #89 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Culinary Institute of America accepts 98% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||18%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||7%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
60% of Culinary Institute of America freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||9%|
|Top 25% of class||26%|
|Top 50% of class||60%|
|Bottom 50% of class||0%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||45%||37%|
What are the requirements for admission to Culinary Institute of America and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190503 IPEDS survey data for Culinary Institute of America.
98% of those who apply are granted admission to Culinary Institute of America. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.