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Your chances of getting into Metropolitan College of New York

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

77.3%
Admission Difficulty for Metropolitan College of New York
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at MCNY is 77.3%.  Its admission rate is the 93rd lowest in New York.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into MCNY and can you get accepted?

Metropolitan College of New York is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 68 out of the 88 who applied were admitted.

Metropolitan College of New York typically accepts and attracts "C" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.1. 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into MCNY?

77% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Metropolitan College of New York you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.1 or better
  • Earn C grades in high school
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

MCNY GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.1

Typical High School Grades 

C

What GPA do you need to get into Metropolitan College of New York?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into MCNY are to have around a 2.1 high school GPA.

If your high school grades are above the average 2.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MCNY accepts 77% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at MCNY is 2.1 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn C letter grades and regularly score around 73-76 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #134 in New York for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since MCNY is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.1 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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MCNY SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Metropolitan College of New York.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

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SAT Scores for Metropolitan College of New York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for Metropolitan College of New York
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

MCNY ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

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ACT Scores for Metropolitan College of New York
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Metropolitan College of New York
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Metropolitan College of New York admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 59 29 88
Accepted 47 21 68
Acceptance Rate 80% 72% 77%
Enrolled 13 6 19
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 29% 28%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Metropolitan College of New York is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Metropolitan College of New York and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Metropolitan College of New York Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Metropolitan College of New York
AP Credit No
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Metropolitan College of New York often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190114 IPEDS survey data for Metropolitan College of New York.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Metropolitan College of New York?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to MCNY. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.