If you are thinking about applying to CCNY, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is February 1 and the application fee is $65.
Students who apply to CCNY for fall semester should hear back from CCNY by February 15.
Here's an overiew of some of CCNY's admissions stats.
|CCNY 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
These are the application deadlines for City College of the City University of New York.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
CCNY does not offer early decision or early action.
CCNY is a moderately difficult school to get into.
In 2021, CCNY accepted 64% of students, approximately 19,969 from the 31,320 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like CCNY, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to biomedical science, Macaulay Honors College, engineering, architecture, honors programs is program extremely difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
CCNY has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating 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're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by CCNY during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with CCNY for more information on admission factors.
To apply to CCNY, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with CCNY's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.7|
|Other Requirements||√||creative challenge for architecture, supplemental application for engineering|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to CCNY have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
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.
CCNY considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
CCNY is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to CCNY. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by February 1.
Transfer students can enroll in CCNY during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to CCNY?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to CCNY.
Does CCNY accept transfer credits?
✅ CCNY accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. CCNY accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does CCNY accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ CCNY accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to CCNY?
❌ No, CCNY is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is CCNY's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for CCNY is 64%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at CCNY?
❌ CCNY does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into CCNY? CCNY is a somewhat selective institution. The CCNY acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CCNY is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CCNY is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At CCNY, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. 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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