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Polytechnic Institute of NYU Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.1%
Admission Difficulty for Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Polytechnic Institute of NYU and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #77 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,453 out of 3,654 applicants were admitted making Polytechnic Institute of NYU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 15 percent. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Polytechnic Institute of NYU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1250-1440
Applicants Submitting SAT
87%
SAT Scores for Polytechnic Institute of New York University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 660
SAT Composite 25th 1250
SAT Scores for Polytechnic Institute of New York University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 760
SAT Composite 75th 1440
Average SAT Score 1350

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Polytechnic Institute of New York University?

Polytechnic Institute of New York University typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 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 1150. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 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

Polytechnic Institute of New York University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1440 and Above Good >78%
1345 to 1440 Avg + 67%-78%
1250 to 1345 Avg - 54%-67%
1155 to 1250 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 1155 Low <41%
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Polytechnic Institute of NYU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
28-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
ACT Scores for Polytechnic Institute of New York University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 28
ACT Math 25th 27
ACT Composite 25th 28
ACT Scores for Polytechnic Institute of New York University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 33
ACT Composite 75th 32
Average ACT Score 30

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Polytechnic Institute of NYU?

Admission data indicates that Polytechnic Institute of NYU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 28 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 12 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Polytechnic Institute of New York University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >78%
30 to 32 Avg + 67%-78%
28 to 30 Avg - 54%-67%
26 to 28 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 26 Low <41%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Polytechnic Institute of New York University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Polytechnic Institute of New York University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,058 2,596 3,654
Accepted 739 1,714 2,453
Acceptance Rate 70% 66% 67%
Enrolled 101 394 495
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 23% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Polytechnic Institute of New York University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Polytechnic Institute of New York University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
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 Polytechnic Institute of New York University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194541 IPEDS survey data for Polytechnic Institute of New York University.