Nyack, New York

Nyack College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Nyack College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Nyack College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Nyack College and can I get accepted? The school has a 98% acceptance rate ranking it #155 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 430 out of 437 applicants were admitted making Nyack College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Nyack College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Nyack College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Nyack College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Nyack College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1060

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Nyack College?

Nyack College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #81 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 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

Nyack College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >99%
1060 to 1180 Avg + 98%-99%
940 to 1060 Avg - 97%-98%
820 to 940 Reach 94%-97%
Less than 820 Low <94%
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Nyack College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Nyack College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Nyack College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Nyack College?

Admission data indicates that Nyack College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #75 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Nyack College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Nyack College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >99%
20 to 23 Avg + 98%-99%
17 to 20 Avg - 97%-98%
14 to 17 Reach 94%-97%
Less than 14 Low <94%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Nyack College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Nyack College was 2.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #79 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.74 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Nyack College accepts 98% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Nyack College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 8% Good
3.00 to 3.25 9% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 21% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 16% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 1% Reach

High School Class Rank

High School Class Rank for admitted Nyack College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 50%
Bottom 50% of class 50%
Bottom 25% of class 22%

Admission Statistics

Nyack College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 261 176 437
Accepted 258 172 430
Acceptance Rate 99% 98% 98%
Enrolled 105 96 201
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 56% 47%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Nyack College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Nyack 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=194161 IPEDS survey data for Nyack College.