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New York Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For academic year 2019-2020, 3,642,768 students have applied and among them 1,804,501 were admitted to New York Colleges. 372,389 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. Next table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for New York Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2019-2020)
New York Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total3,642,768 1,804,501372,389
Public Schools1,491,685 749,097164,100
4 Years (Or High)1,487,091 747,272162,726
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years4,594 1,8251,374
Private Schools2,151,083 1,055,404208,289
4 Years (Or High)2,134,121 1,044,692204,829
2-4 Years14,887 9,1222,311
Less Than 2 Years2,075 1,5901,149
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for New York Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of New York Colleges is 49.54% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 50.22% and the average rate of private schools was 49.06%. Next table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for New York Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
New York Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average49.54%
Public Schools50.22%
4 Years (Or High)50.25%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years39.73%
Private Schools49.06%
4 Years (Or High)48.95%
2-4 Years61.27%
Less Than 2 Years76.63%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for New York Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of New York Colleges was 49.54% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average admission yield was 50.22% and the average rate of private schools was 49.06%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. Next table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for New York Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2019-2020)
New York Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average20.64%
Public Schools21.91%
4 Years (Or High)21.78%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years75.29%
Private Schools19.74%
4 Years (Or High)19.61%
2-4 Years25.33%
Less Than 2 Years72.26%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for New York Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of New York Colleges is 798 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2019-2020)
New York Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%365367
75%427436
Public Schools25%464468
75%544555
Private Schools25%266267
75%311317
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for New York Colleges

ACT Scores

The average SAT score of New York Colleges is 24 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2019-2020)
New York Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%13 88
75%16 1111
Public Schools25%1499
75%181111
Private Schools25%1188
75%141110
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for New York Colleges