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Chances of getting into St. Francis College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
85%
Admission Difficulty for St. Francis College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into SFC and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SFC is 85%.  It ranks #0 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. St. Francis College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,642 out of 5,492 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 890/1030 ACT 17/23). St. Francis College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.9. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. St. Francis College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

SFC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
890-1030
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for St. Francis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for St. Francis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 470
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1030
Average SAT Score 960

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. SFC ranks #0 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

St. Francis College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1030 and Above Good >92%
960 to 1030 Avg + 85%-92%
890 to 960 Avg - 75%-85%
820 to 890 Reach 61%-75%
Less than 820 Low <61%
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SFC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-23 
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 17
ACT Scores for St. Francis 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 SFC?

Admission data indicates that SFC 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 #0 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St. Francis College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St. Francis College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >92%
20 to 23 Avg + 85%-92%
17 to 20 Avg - 75%-85%
14 to 17 Reach 61%-75%
Less than 14 Low <61%
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SFC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
2.9
Typical High School Grades 
B-

What GPA do you need to get into St. Francis College?

You can get into SFC with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St. Francis College was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SFC accepts 85% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted St. Francis College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 8.2% Good
3.75 to 3.99 8.2% Good
3.50 to 3.74 12.3% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 10.2% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 13.1% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 21.1% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 16.5% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 10.4% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

St. Francis College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,592 1,900 5,492
Accepted 3,087 1,555 4,642
Acceptance Rate 86% 82% 85%
Enrolled 478 270 748
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 17% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to St. Francis College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

St. Francis College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into St. Francis College?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to SFC. 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 St. Francis College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1030. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for St. Francis College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.