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Utica College Admission Requirements

Utica, New York

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Chances of getting into Utica College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
86%
Admission Difficulty for Utica College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Utica College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Utica College is 86%.  It ranks #135 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Utica College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,695 out of 3,119 applicants were admitted.

Utica College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Utica College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Utica College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Utica College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Utica College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Utica College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Utica College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Utica College
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 2020 starting class

Utica College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.3
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Utica College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Utica College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Utica College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #73 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Utica College accepts 86% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Utica College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 20.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 6.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 11.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 21.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 12.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 12.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 2.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

69% of Utica College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Utica College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 69%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Utica College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,718 1,401 3,119
Accepted 1,513 1,182 2,695
Acceptance Rate 88% 84% 86%
Enrolled 252 251 503
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 21% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Utica College is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Utica College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Utica College Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Utica College
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=197045 IPEDS survey data for Utica College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Utica College?

86% of those who apply are granted admission to Utica College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.