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Long Island University-C W Post Campus Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Long Island University C W Post Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82.7%
Admission Difficulty for Long Island University C W Post Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Long Island University-C W Post Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,748 out of 6,951 applicants were admitted making Long Island University C W Post Campus 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 40 percent. Long Island University C W Post Campus typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Long Island University-C W Post Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1220

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Long Island University C W Post Campus?

Long Island University C W Post Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 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

Long Island University C W Post Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >89%
1220 to 1310 Avg + 83%-89%
1130 to 1220 Avg - 74%-83%
1040 to 1130 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 1040 Low <63%
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Long Island University-C W Post Campus ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
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 Long Island University-C W Post Campus?

Admission data indicates that Long Island University-C W Post Campus regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Long Island University C W Post Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Long Island University C W Post Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >90%
23 to 26 Avg + 83%-90%
21 to 23 Avg - 76%-83%
19 to 21 Reach 68%-76%
Less than 19 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.9
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Long Island University C W Post Campus with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Long Island University C W Post Campus was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 2.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Long Island University-C W Post Campus accepts 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Long Island University C W Post Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Good
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Long Island University C W Post Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,394 2,557 6,951
Accepted 3,682 2,066 5,748
Acceptance Rate 84% 81% 83%
Enrolled 392 302 694
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 15% 12%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Long Island University C W Post Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Long Island University C W Post Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Long Island University C W Post Campus
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=192448 IPEDS survey data for Long Island University C W Post Campus.