Buffalo, New York

D'Youville College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into D'Youville College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for D'Youville College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into D'Youville College and can I get accepted? The school has a 97% acceptance rate ranking it #153 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,508 out of 1,560 applicants were admitted making D'Youville College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. D'Youville College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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D'Youville College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for D'Youville College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 390
SAT Composite 25th 800
SAT Scores for D'Youville College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 490
SAT Composite 75th 1010
Average SAT Score 910

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to D'Youville College?

D'Youville College typically requires applicants to be in the top 91 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 800 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 690. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 910 out of 1600. The school ranks #91 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 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

D'Youville College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1010 and Above Good >98%
905 to 1010 Avg + 97%-98%
800 to 905 Avg - 95%-97%
695 to 800 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 695 Low <92%
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D'Youville College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for D'Youville College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for D'Youville College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into D'Youville College?

Admission data indicates that D'Youville College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #52 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to D'Youville College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

D'Youville College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >98%
23 to 26 Avg + 97%-98%
20 to 23 Avg - 95%-97%
17 to 20 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 17 Low <92%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into D'Youville College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at D'Youville College was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #66 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.29 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as D'Youville College accepts 97% of all applicants.

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High School Class Rank

85% of D'Youville College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted D'Youville College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 48%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

D'Youville College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,158 383 1,560
Accepted 1,123 368 1,508
Acceptance Rate 97% 96% 97%
Enrolled 206 71 277
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 19% 18%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to D'Youville College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

D'Youville College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at D'Youville 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=190716 IPEDS survey data for D'Youville College.