The acceptance rate at Queens College is 53%. It ranks #38 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Queens College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 13,704 out of 25,621 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent (SAT 1040/1190 ACT 22/27). CUNY Queens College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.0. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Queens College application fee is $65 and applications are due by Jan 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. CUNY Queens 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||510|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1120
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Queens College?
CUNY Queens College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 960. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. Queens College ranks #52 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.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Queens College?
Admission data indicates that Queens 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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to CUNY Queens College.
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What GPA do you need to get into CUNY Queens College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Queens College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY Queens College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #107 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Queens College accepts 53% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||6.21%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||27.9%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||35.85%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||23.79%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||6.1%||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)||15%||17%||16%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to CUNY Queens College is $65.
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|
|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=190664 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Queens College.
79% of students submit their SAT scores to Queens College.
53% 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 1040 and 1190. 79% 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 27. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.