CUNY City College is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "neither required nor recommended". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted CUNY City College freshman is 1155 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1155 is in the 69th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1050 to 1260. The 75th percentile score is 1260 while the 25th percentile score is 1050.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by City College of New York but we estimate it to be around a 940 total composite SAT score.
The average score for City College of New York students on the math portion of the SAT is 590 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 530 and the 75th percentile score 650.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 520 to 610 and the average score for CUNY City College students is 565.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at CUNY City College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 64.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.2.
An SAT score of 1260 or higher is very competitive at City College of New York and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 77% or higher.
Scores between 1160 to 1250 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 65% to 76%.
SAT scores between 1050 to 1150 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 48% to 63% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 940 to 1040 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 47% chance of admission to City College of New York. SAT scores below 940 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190567 IPEDS survey data for CUNY City College.