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Nyack College Admission Requirements

Nyack, New York

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Your chances of getting into Nyack College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

100%
Admission Difficulty for Nyack College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Nyack College is 100%.  Its admission rate is the 214th lowest in New York.

Admission Selectivity

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

Nyack College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 285 out of the 285 who applied were admitted.

Nyack College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.76. 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Nyack College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.76 or better
  • Earn B- grades in high school
  • Score 970 on the SAT
  • Score 21 on the ACT

Nyack College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.76

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Nyack College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Nyack College are to have around a 2.76 high school GPA. You can get into Nyack College with slightly below average high school grades.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Nyack College is 2.76 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B- letter grades and regularly score around 80-82 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #123 in New York for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Nyack College 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 2.8 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Nyack College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 3.39% Good
3.50 to 3.74 15.25% Good
3.25 to 3.49 15.25% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.95% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 15.25% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 16.95% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 13.56% Reach
less than 1.00 13.56% Reach

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Nyack College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Nyack College. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

848-1093

Applicants Submitting SAT 

-
SAT Scores for Nyack College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 435
Math 25th Percentile 413
Composite 25th Percentile 848
SAT Scores for Nyack College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 545
Math 75th Percentile 548
Composite 75th Percentile 1093
Average SAT Score 970

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Nyack College is 970 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 848-1093. Students who get into Nyack College score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Nyack College ranks #103 in the state of New York for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 970 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Nyack College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 848 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 848, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 730, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Nyack College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 970 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 970, you have around a 99% chance of being admitted. A 1093 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 99% chance of getting in.

Nyack College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1093 and Above Good >99%
970 to 1093 Avg + 99%-99%
848 to 970 Avg - 99%-99%
726 to 848 Reach 99%-99%
Less than 726 Low <99%
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Nyack College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

18-24 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

-
ACT Scores for Nyack College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 16
Math 25th Percentile 17
Composite 25th Percentile 18
ACT Scores for Nyack College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 23
Math 75th Percentile 24
Composite 75th Percentile 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Nyack College is 21, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 18 and 24.  The school ranks #85 in New York for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 21. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 18 and score in the score in the top 62 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 15.

0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Nyack College.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Nyack College is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Nyack College for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 21 score has around 99% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 99% with a 24 ACT score.

Nyack College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >99%
21 to 24 Avg + 99%-99%
18 to 21 Avg - 99%-99%
15 to 18 Reach 99%-99%
Less than 15 Low <99%
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High School Class Rank

High School Class Rank for admitted Nyack College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 21%
Top 50% of class 50%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

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

Nyack College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 141 144 285
Accepted 141 144 285
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Enrolled 61 50 111
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 35% 39%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 31, 2024

Days left to Apply

95

Applicants have 95 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 31, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Nyack College is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Nyack College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Nyack College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Nyack College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Nyack College is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 2.76 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 970 and ACT of 21 will almost guarantee your admission.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194161 IPEDS survey data for Nyack College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Nyack College?

100% of those who apply are granted admission to Nyack College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Nyack College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 848 and 1093. The average SAT score is 970. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Nyack College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. The average ACT score is 21. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.