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SUNY College at Old Westbury Admission Requirements

Old Westbury, New York

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Chances of getting into SUNY College at Old Westbury

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
53%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Old Westbury
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Old Westbury and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 53%.  It ranks #41 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. SUNY College at Old Westbury is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 3,068 out of 5,780 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 73 percent (SAT 930/1100 ACT 0/0). SUNY College at Old Westbury typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

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

SUNY College at Old Westbury SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
930-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT 
100%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY College at Old Westbury?

SUNY College at Old Westbury typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 840. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. SUNY College at Old Westbury ranks #75 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 100 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

SUNY College at Old Westbury admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1100 and Above Good >68%
1015 to 1100 Avg + 53%-68%
930 to 1015 Avg - 37%-53%
845 to 930 Reach 24%-37%
Less than 845 Low <24%
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SUNY College at Old Westbury ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

SUNY College at Old Westbury GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.1
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into SUNY College at Old Westbury?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into SUNY College at Old Westbury. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College at Old Westbury was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #104 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as SUNY College at Old Westbury accepts 53% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Old Westbury admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,435 2,345 5,780
Accepted 1,847 1,221 3,068
Acceptance Rate 54% 52% 53%
Enrolled 303 232 535
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to SUNY College at Old Westbury is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Old Westbury and what student information is used for admission decisions?

SUNY College at Old Westbury Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY College at Old Westbury
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=196237 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Old Westbury.

FAQs

Does SUNY College at Old Westbury prefer SAT or ACT?

100% of students submit their SAT scores to SUNY College at Old Westbury.

What is my chance of getting into SUNY College at Old Westbury?

53% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY College at Old Westbury. Admission competition is low 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 SUNY College at Old Westbury?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1100. 100% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.