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Colleges / Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Brooklyn, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate51%
Acceptance Rate51%

Brooklyn College Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Brooklyn College, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the application fee is $65.

Students who apply to Brooklyn College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than February 1.

Brooklyn College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Brooklyn College's admissions stats.

Brooklyn College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Mean SAT Score 1095
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist Yes

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Brooklyn College?

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Brooklyn College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Brooklyn College of the City University of New York Admissions

Transferring to Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Brooklyn College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Brooklyn College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Brooklyn College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

Make sure to check with Brooklyn College for more information on admission factors.

Brooklyn College Application Requirements

To apply to Brooklyn College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Brooklyn College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Other Requirements combined SAT or ACT scores of 1000
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3.1

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Brooklyn College?

Students admitted to Brooklyn College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Brooklyn College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Brooklyn College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

The mean composite SAT score for a Brooklyn College student is 1095.

More Information on Transferring to Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Brooklyn College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Brooklyn College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Brooklyn College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Brooklyn College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Brooklyn College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Brooklyn College accept transfer credits?

✅ Brooklyn College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Brooklyn College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Brooklyn College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Brooklyn College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Brooklyn College?

✅ Brooklyn College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Brooklyn College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Brooklyn College is 51%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Brooklyn College?

🟨 Brooklyn College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

Want To Learn More About Brooklyn College?

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Brooklyn College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Brooklyn College? Brooklyn College is a somewhat selective institution. The Brooklyn College acceptance rate is 51%. This means that the institution accepts 51 out of every 100 applicants.


Brooklyn College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Brooklyn College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Brooklyn College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Brooklyn College ACT Scores


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Brooklyn College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Brooklyn College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Brooklyn College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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