NYSID Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into New York School of Interior Design
How hard is it to get into NYSID and can I get accepted? The school has a 33% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 66 out of 198 applicants were admitted making NYSID a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. New York School of Interior Design typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% 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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NYSID SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT52%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New York School of Interior Design?
New York School of Interior Design typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #75 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 52 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>46%|
|1105 to 1200||Avg +||33%-46%|
|1010 to 1105||Avg -||22%-33%|
|915 to 1010||Reach||15%-22%|
|Less than 915||Low||<15%|
NYSID ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT16%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into NYSID?
Admission data indicates that NYSID regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #57 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New York School of Interior Design.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>47%|
|23 to 29||Avg +||33%-47%|
|18 to 23||Avg -||23%-33%|
|13 to 18||Reach||16%-23%|
|Less than 13||Low||<16%|
Avg. High School GPA3.39
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into New York School of Interior Design. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New York School of Interior Design was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #43 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to NYSID will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||6%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
86% of New York School of Interior Design freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||0%|
|Top 25% of class||43%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||17%||38%|
What are the requirements for admission to New York School of Interior Design and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194116 IPEDS survey data for New York School of Interior Design.