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Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into CUNY Brooklyn College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
40.4%
Admission Difficulty for CUNY Brooklyn College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Brooklyn College and can I get accepted? The school has a 40% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,345 out of 20,642 applicants were admitted making Brooklyn College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Brooklyn College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for CUNY Brooklyn College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for CUNY Brooklyn College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1210

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

CUNY Brooklyn College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #51 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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 Brooklyn College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >53%
1205 to 1280 Avg + 40%-53%
1130 to 1205 Avg - 28%-40%
1055 to 1130 Reach 19%-28%
Less than 1055 Low <19%
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Brooklyn College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

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

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

Admission Statistics

CUNY Brooklyn College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,114 9,528 20,642
Accepted 4,663 3,682 8,345
Acceptance Rate 42% 39% 40%
Enrolled 866 796 1,662
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%

Admission Requirements

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

CUNY Brooklyn 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 Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at CUNY Brooklyn 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=190549 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Brooklyn College.