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The College of Saint Rose Admission Requirements

Albany, New York

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Your chances of getting into The College of Saint Rose

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into The College of Saint Rose? The College of Saint Rose is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult The College of Saint Rose directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

The College of Saint Rose GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.3

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into The College of Saint Rose?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into The College of Saint Rose are to have around a 3.3 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as The College of Saint Rose accepts 78% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at The College of Saint Rose is 3.3 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #76 in New York for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since The College of Saint Rose is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.3 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted The College of Saint Rose students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 13.36% Good
3.75 to 3.99 9.12% Good
3.50 to 3.74 23.13% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.94% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.96% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 16.29% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.56% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.65% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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The College of Saint Rose SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The College of Saint Rose. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 11% of students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1001-1228

Applicants Submitting SAT 

11%
SAT Scores for The College of Saint Rose
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 513
Math 25th Percentile 488
Composite 25th Percentile 1001
SAT Scores for The College of Saint Rose
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 628
Math 75th Percentile 600
Composite 75th Percentile 1228
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to The College of Saint Rose?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at The College of Saint Rose is 1110 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1001-1228. Students who get into The College of Saint Rose score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  The College of Saint Rose ranks #83 in the state of New York for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1110 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. The College of Saint Rose regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1001 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1001, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 890, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

The College of Saint Rose is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1110 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1114, you have around a 78% chance of being admitted. A 1228 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 87% chance of getting in.

The College of Saint Rose admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1228 and Above Good >87%
1114 to 1228 Avg + 78%-87%
1001 to 1114 Avg - 65%-78%
888 to 1001 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 888 Low <50%
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The College of Saint Rose ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

-
ACT Scores for The College of Saint Rose
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for The College of Saint Rose
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

75% of The College of Saint Rose freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 37% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted The College of Saint Rose students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

May 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

63

Applicants have 63 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on May 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The College of Saint Rose is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The College of Saint Rose and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The College of Saint Rose Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required to be considered for admission
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Required to be considered for admission

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The College of Saint Rose
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195234 IPEDS survey data for The College of Saint Rose.

FAQs

Does The College of Saint Rose prefer SAT or ACT?

11% of students submit their SAT scores to The College of Saint Rose.

What is my chance of getting into The College of Saint Rose?

The College of Saint Rose has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.