The acceptance rate at The New School is 69%. It ranks #74 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. The New School is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 6,012 out of 8,701 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent (SAT 1140/1360 ACT 26/30). The New School typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.59. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The The New School application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jan 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The New School. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 34% of students submitted SAT scores and 16% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1250
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The New School?
The New School typically prefers applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The New School ranks #27 in New York and #170 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28
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 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 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 #26 in New York and #158 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The New School.
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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 #32 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 69% of students who apply.
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*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)||20%||21%||21%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to The New School is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to The New School and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor 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.
69% 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 1140 and 1360. 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 26 and 30. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.