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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

Acceptance Rate
77.8%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Old Westbury
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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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 #108 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,842 out of 3,655 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 68 percent. SUNY College at Old Westbury typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must 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 determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SUNY College at Old Westbury SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
100%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Old Westbury
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1040

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 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #78 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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
1110 and Above Good >86%
1035 to 1110 Avg + 78%-86%
960 to 1035 Avg - 68%-78%
885 to 960 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 885 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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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 #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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Old Westbury admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,108 1,547 3,655
Accepted 1,695 1,147 2,842
Acceptance Rate 80% 74% 78%
Enrolled 342 267 609
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 23% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 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.

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?

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.

What SAT score is required for SUNY College at Old Westbury?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1110. 100% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.