York Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into CUNY York College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into York and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #46 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,479 out of 14,176 applicants were admitted making York a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 79 percent. CUNY York College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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York SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT79%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1050|
|Average SAT Score||970|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY York College?
CUNY York College typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. The school ranks #87 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1050 and Above||Good||>66%|
|970 to 1050||Avg +||53%-66%|
|890 to 970||Avg -||40%-53%|
|810 to 890||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 810||Low||<28%|
York ACT Scores
ACT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT-
|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|
Avg. High School GPA3.15*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into CUNY York College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY York College was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #85 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 York accepts 53% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||14%||16%|
What are the requirements for admission to CUNY York College and what considerations affect 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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190691 IPEDS survey data for CUNY York College.
Frequently Asked Questions
79% of students submit their SAT scores to York.
53% of those who apply are granted admission to York. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.