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Queens College Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Queens College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 7,447 out of 18,416 applicants or 40% were admitted making Queens College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. CUNY Queens College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 10,144 8,272 18,416
Accepted 4,138 3,309 7,447
Acceptance Rate 41% 40% 40%
Enrolled 833 714 1,547
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 22% 21%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Queens College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1015. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1185 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1100 1270
SAT Reading 540 630
SAT Math 560 640
ACT Composite N/A N/A
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >53%
1185 to 1270 Avg + 40%-53%
1100 to 1185 Avg - 28%-40%
1015 to 1100 Reach 19%-28%
Less than 1015 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into CUNY Queens College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY Queens College was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Queens College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 41% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Queens College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190664 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Queens College.