Brooklyn Heights, New York

SFC Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into St. Francis College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for St. Francis College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into SFC and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #67 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,179 out of 3,447 applicants were admitted making SFC a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SFC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for St. Francis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for St. Francis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St. Francis College?

St. Francis College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #73 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 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

St. Francis College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >74%
1110 to 1190 Avg + 63%-74%
1030 to 1110 Avg - 50%-63%
950 to 1030 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 950 Low <37%
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SFC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for St. Francis College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for St. Francis College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that SFC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #64 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St. Francis College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St. Francis College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >74%
22 to 24 Avg + 63%-74%
20 to 22 Avg - 50%-63%
18 to 20 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 18 Low <37%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

St. Francis College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

St. Francis College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,273 1,174 3,447
Accepted 1,440 739 2,179
Acceptance Rate 63% 63% 63%
Enrolled 265 175 440
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St. Francis College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

St. Francis College 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 Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at St. Francis 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=195173 IPEDS survey data for St. Francis College.