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New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York

Brooklyn, NY 4-Year Public

City Tech Admissions

If you want to apply to City Tech, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is September 1 and the application fee costs $65.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from City Tech by February 15.

City Tech Admissions Stats at a Glance

City Tech 2021 Admissions Statistics
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Applying Early to City Tech?

New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to City Tech?

It is not competitive to get into City Tech. City Tech has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, City Tech accepted 79% of students, around 17,020 of the 21,525 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like City Tech, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to upper-level bachelor's degree programs is program slightly difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does City Tech Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at City Tech

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

City Tech 2021-2022 Application Requirements

Double check with City Tech's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into City Tech?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

City Tech considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

City Tech is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

What's a Good SAT Score for City Tech?

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Transferring to New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to City Tech. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in City Tech during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

City Tech Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to City Tech?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to City Tech.

Does City Tech accept transfer credits?

City Tech accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. City Tech accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does City Tech accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

City Tech accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to City Tech?

No, City Tech is test optional, so you can make the call whether to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is City Tech's acceptance rate?

City Tech's acceptance rate is 79%.

Want To Learn More About City Tech?

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City Tech Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

79%

How hard is it to get into City Tech? City Tech is a open admission institution. The City Tech acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.

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City Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to City Tech is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to City Tech is Continuous processing.

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

City Tech ACT Scores

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City Tech GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

15,513

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,320

Out-of-State

$15,270

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 1
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