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Long Island University-C W Post Campus Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Long Island University C W Post Campus

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
85%
Admission Difficulty for Long Island University C W Post Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Difficult 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Long Island University-C W Post Campus and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Long Island University-C W Post Campus is 85%.  It ranks #131 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Long Island University C W Post Campus is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 12,191 out of 14,341 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 percent (SAT 1080/1290 ACT 22/29). Long Island University C W Post Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.36. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Long Island University C W Post Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Long Island University-C W Post Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1080-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT 
84%
SAT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1190

SAT Scores you need to get in

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 970. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. Long Island University-C W Post Campus ranks #36 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

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 
1290 and Above Good >92%
1185 to 1290 Avg + 85%-92%
1080 to 1185 Avg - 75%-85%
975 to 1080 Reach 61%-75%
Less than 975 Low <61%
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Long Island University-C W Post Campus ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
25%
ACT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Long Island University C W Post Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

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 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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #40 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Long Island University C W Post Campus.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Long Island University C W Post Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
29 and Above Good >92%
25 to 29 Avg + 85%-92%
22 to 25 Avg - 77%-85%
19 to 22 Reach 65%-77%
Less than 19 Low <65%
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Long Island University-C W Post Campus GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.36
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Long Island University C W Post Campus?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Long Island University-C W Post Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Long Island University C W Post Campus was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #62 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Long Island University-C W Post Campus accepts 85% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Long Island University C W Post Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 16.53% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.03% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.74% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 10.76% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 14.04% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 15.74% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 7.27% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 2.49% Reach
less than 1.00 2.49% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

72.7% of Long Island University C W Post Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Long Island University C W Post Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18.5%
Top 25% of class 37.5%
Top 50% of class 73%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Long Island University C W Post Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,428 4,913 14,341
Accepted 7,994 4,197 12,191
Acceptance Rate 85% 85% 85%
Enrolled 727 428 1,155
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 10% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Long Island University C W Post Campus is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Long Island University C W Post Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Long Island University C W Post Campus Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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.

FAQs

Does Long Island University C W Post Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

84% of students submit their SAT scores to Long Island University-C W Post Campus. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Long Island University C W Post Campus?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Long Island University-C W Post Campus. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Long Island University C W Post Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1290. 84% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Long Island University C W Post Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.