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Can I get into YCP? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,694 out of 13,235 applicants or 43% were admitted making YCP a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. York College Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||19%||16%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to York College Pennsylvania 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.
Admission data indicates that YCP regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to York College Pennsylvania.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 935. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>59%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||43%-59%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||33%-43%|
|18 to 20||Reach||24%-33%|
|Less than 18||Low||<24%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>56%|
|1125 to 1220||Avg +||43%-56%|
|1030 to 1125||Avg -||31%-43%|
|935 to 1030||Reach||21%-31%|
|Less than 935||Low||<21%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into York College Pennsylvania. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at York College Pennsylvania was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to YCP will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||14%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to York College Pennsylvania and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217059 IPEDS survey data for York College Pennsylvania.