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Old Westbury, New York

SUNY College at Old Westbury Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into SUNY College at Old Westbury

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.9%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Old Westbury
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Old Westbury and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #109 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,703 out of 4,756 applicants were admitted making SUNY College at Old Westbury an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. SUNY College at Old Westbury typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SUNY College at Old Westbury SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1050
Applicants Submitting SAT
100%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 500
SAT Composite 75th 1050
Average SAT Score 1000

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 requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #81 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. 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

SUNY College at Old Westbury admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >86%
1000 to 1050 Avg + 78%-86%
950 to 1000 Avg - 68%-78%
900 to 950 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 900 Low <55%
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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

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

You will 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 #95 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SUNY College at Old Westbury accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted SUNY College at Old Westbury students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 5% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 24% Good
2.75 to 3.00 34% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 17% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Old Westbury admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,777 1,979 4,756
Accepted 2,244 1,459 3,703
Acceptance Rate 81% 74% 78%
Enrolled 399 265 664
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 18% 18%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Old Westbury and what considerations affect admission decisions?

SUNY College at Old Westbury Admission 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

78% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY College at Old Westbury. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1050. 100% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.