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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
78.2%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Old Westbury
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery 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. Last year, 2,935 out of 3,752 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. SUNY College at Old Westbury typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% 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
1030-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1100

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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 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 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
1170 and Above Good >86%
1100 to 1170 Avg + 78%-86%
1030 to 1100 Avg - 68%-78%
960 to 1030 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 960 Low <55%
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SUNY College at Old Westbury ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
6%
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 19
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 23
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SUNY College at Old Westbury?

Admission data indicates that SUNY College at Old Westbury regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Old Westbury.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY College at Old Westbury admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >86%
21 to 23 Avg + 78%-86%
19 to 21 Avg - 68%-78%
17 to 19 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 17 Low <55%
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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. 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 Admission Chances
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 2,206 1,546 3,752
Accepted 1,763 1,172 2,935
Acceptance Rate 80% 76% 78%
Enrolled 400 263 663
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 22% 23%

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.