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New York Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 4,892,908 students have applied and among them 2,472,343 were admitted to New York Colleges. 490,215 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for New York Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2021-2022)
New York Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total4,892,908 2,472,343490,215
Public Schools2,019,490 1,036,015216,808
4 Years (Or High)2,014,283 1,033,803215,226
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years5,207 2,2121,582
Private Schools2,873,418 1,436,328273,407
4 Years (Or High)2,849,610 1,421,988268,559
2-4 Years20,414 11,8933,018
Less Than 2 Years3,394 2,4471,830
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for New York Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of New York Colleges is 50.53% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 51.30% and the average rate of private schools was 49.99%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for New York Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
New York Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average50.53%
Public Schools51.30%
4 Years (Or High)51.32%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years42.48%
Private Schools49.99%
4 Years (Or High)49.90%
2-4 Years58.26%
Less Than 2 Years72.10%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for New York Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of New York Colleges was 50.53% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 51.30% and the average rate of private schools was 49.99%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for New York Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2021-2022)
New York Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average19.83%
Public Schools20.93%
4 Years (Or High)20.82%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years71.52%
Private Schools19.04%
4 Years (Or High)18.89%
2-4 Years25.38%
Less Than 2 Years74.79%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for New York Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of New York Colleges is 741 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
New York Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%340342
75%396404
Public Schools25%438442
75%512522
Private Schools25%241242
75%280287
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for New York Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of New York Colleges is 26 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. 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 (2021-2022)
New York Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%13 99
75%17 1212
Public Schools25%161111
75%201515
Private Schools25%1087
75%13109
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for New York Colleges