The Most Popular Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in New York

Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

CollegeSimply has compiled this list of four-year colleges in New York that have acceptance rates over 75%. These are schools that you have a very high chance of getting into if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. Acceptance isn't guaranteed, but they are good candidates for your list of safety schools. These colleges are ranked by popularity of views on CollegeSimply.com.

See also, the best colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in New York.


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St John's University New York
S
Queens, NY

St John's University New York

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#34 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 19,658enrollment
  • $26,771net price
  • 1100-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Culinary Institute of America
C
Hyde Park, NY

Culinary Institute of America

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

98% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 2,965enrollment
  • $31,583net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Pace University New York
P
New York, NY

Pace University New York

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#36 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 13,479enrollment
  • $32,886net price
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Iona College
I
New Rochelle, NY

Iona College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#39 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,617enrollment
  • $29,103net price
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Adelphi University
A
Garden City, NY

Adelphi University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#26 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,520enrollment
  • $29,821net price
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Manhattan College
M
Riverdale, NY

Manhattan College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,694enrollment
  • $32,044net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 31

SUNY at Purchase College
P
Purchase, NY

SUNY at Purchase College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 3,522enrollment
  • $16,538net price
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

SUNY College at Brockport
B
Brockport, NY

SUNY College at Brockport

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 6,991enrollment
  • $16,076net price
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 2.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Ithaca College
I
Ithaca, NY

Ithaca College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 5,239enrollment
  • $35,904net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Siena College
S
Loudonville, NY

Siena College

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,634enrollment
  • $29,625net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

SUNY College at Buffalo
B
Buffalo, NY

SUNY College at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#26 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 7,173enrollment
  • $13,400net price
  • 930-1160SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.84Avg GPA

Clarkson University
C
Potsdam, NY

Clarkson University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#22 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,953enrollment
  • $30,308net price
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Long Island University C W Post Campus
L
Brookville, NY

Long Island University C W Post Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#38 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 15,191enrollment
  • $25,031net price
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Morrisville State College
M
Morrisville, NY
 

Morrisville State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#28 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 1,957enrollment
  • $18,198net price
  • 860-1060SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 2.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

SUNY College at Oswego
O
Oswego, NY

SUNY College at Oswego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#19 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 7,058enrollment
  • $16,398net price
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Molloy College
M
Rockville Centre, NY
 

Molloy College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#24 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 4,910enrollment
  • $27,454net price
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

CUNY College of Staten Island
C
Staten Island, NY

CUNY College of Staten Island

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 11,793enrollment
  • $6,494net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

College of Mount Saint Vincent
M
Bronx, NY

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

#48 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,948enrollment
  • $20,778net price
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 15-24ACT range
  • 3.14Estimated Avg GPA