Chances of getting into CUNY York College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
44.5%
Admission Difficulty for CUNY York College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into York and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,855 out of 13,167 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 68 percent. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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York SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
79%
SAT Scores for CUNY York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for CUNY York College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1040

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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 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #88 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

CUNY York College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >57%
1040 to 1120 Avg + 44%-57%
960 to 1040 Avg - 32%-44%
880 to 960 Reach 21%-32%
Less than 880 Low <21%
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York ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for CUNY York College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for CUNY York College
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

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

CUNY York College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

CUNY York College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,449 5,718 13,167
Accepted 3,311 2,544 5,855
Acceptance Rate 44% 44% 44%
Enrolled 692 445 1,137
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 17% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to CUNY York College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

CUNY York College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at CUNY York College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.