The acceptance rate at Brooklyn College is 50%. It ranks #34 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Brooklyn College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 14,655 out of 29,464 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent (SAT 1020/1180 ACT 22/29). CUNY Brooklyn College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.32. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. CUNY Brooklyn College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1100
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Brooklyn College?
CUNY Brooklyn College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Brooklyn College ranks #57 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Brooklyn College?
Admission data indicates that Brooklyn College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #39 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to CUNY Brooklyn College.
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What GPA do you need to get into CUNY Brooklyn College?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Brooklyn College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY Brooklyn College was 3.32 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #65 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Brooklyn College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||4.2%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||22.6%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||33.3%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||29.1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||10.5%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||16%||15%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to CUNY Brooklyn College is $65.
What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Brooklyn College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|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.
84% of students submit their SAT scores to Brooklyn College.
50% of those who apply are granted admission to Brooklyn College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1180. 84% 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 22 and 29. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.