Chances of getting into The College of New Rochelle

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82.5%
Admission Difficulty for The College of New Rochelle
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into CNR and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #125 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,239 out of 1,501 applicants were admitted making The College of New Rochelle 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 74 percent. The College of New Rochelle typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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CNR SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for The College of New Rochelle
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for The College of New Rochelle
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1070
Average SAT Score 980

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The College of New Rochelle?

The College of New Rochelle typically requires 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #84 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The College of New Rochelle admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >89%
980 to 1070 Avg + 83%-89%
890 to 980 Avg - 74%-83%
800 to 890 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 800 Low <63%
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CNR ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
6%
ACT Scores for The College of New Rochelle
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for The College of New Rochelle
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CNR?

Admission data indicates that CNR 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #75 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The College of New Rochelle.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The College of New Rochelle admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >89%
19 to 21 Avg + 83%-89%
17 to 19 Avg - 74%-83%
15 to 17 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 15 Low <63%
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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 The College of New Rochelle. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The College of New Rochelle was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #94 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 CNR accepts 83% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

The College of New Rochelle admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,083 416 1,501
Accepted 901 338 1,239
Acceptance Rate 83% 81% 83%
Enrolled 233 88 321
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 26% 26%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 31, 2020
Days left to Apply
59

Applicants have 59 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 31, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to CNR before the Aug 31 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The College of New Rochelle and what considerations affect admission decisions?

The College of New Rochelle Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The College of New Rochelle
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=193645 IPEDS survey data for The College of New Rochelle.

Frequently Asked Questions

94% of students submit their SAT scores to CNR. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

83% of those who apply are granted admission to CNR. 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 890 and 1070. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 21. 6% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.