How hard is it to get into Queens College and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #39 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,987 out of 18,862 applicants were admitted making Queens 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 49 percent. CUNY Queens College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Queens College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Queens College?
CUNY Queens College typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #53 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>61%|
|1140 to 1220||Avg +||48%-61%|
|1060 to 1140||Avg -||35%-48%|
|980 to 1060||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 980||Low||<24%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into CUNY Queens College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY Queens College was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Queens College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||23%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Queens 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||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Glassboro, New Jersey
North Adams, Massachusetts
Plattsburgh, New York
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190664 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Queens College.
79% of students submit their SAT scores to Queens College.
48% of those who apply are granted admission to Queens 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 1060 and 1220. 79% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.