|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into The New School and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #56 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,280 out of 9,208 applicants were admitted making The New School a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 27 percent. The New School typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The New School?
The New School typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1380 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1265 to 1380||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1150 to 1265||Avg -||44%-57%|
|1035 to 1150||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 1035||Low||<31%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into The New School?
Admission data indicates that The New School regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The New School.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>71%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||57%-71%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||46%-57%|
|23 to 25||Reach||36%-46%|
|Less than 23||Low||<36%|
What GPA do you need to get into The New School?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into The New School. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The New School was 3.59 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as The New School accepts 57% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.59 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||28%||26%||28%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to The New School and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193654 IPEDS survey data for The New School.
34% of students submit their SAT scores to The New School. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to The New School. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1380. 34% 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 25 and 30. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.