Reach out to The College of Saint Rose's admissions department for more information on applying.
Students who submit their applications to The College of Saint Rose for fall should hear back from The College of Saint Rose by October 1.
The following is an overiew of some of The College of Saint Rose's admissions stats.
|The College of Saint Rose 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||15%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||10%|
These are the application deadlines for The College of Saint Rose.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 1||December 15|
The College of Saint Rose does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. The College of Saint Rose will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
The College of Saint Rose accepts approximately 8% of early action applicants and 76% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, The College of Saint Rose admitted 2,566 of the 3,198 who applied early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into The College of Saint Rose is moderately difficult. The College of Saint Rose evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, The College of Saint Rose accepted 76% of students, about 3,454 from 4,525 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like The College of Saint Rose, 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 accelerated dual degree programs, music auditions is program very difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
The College of Saint Rose 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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by The College of Saint Rose 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||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with The College of Saint Rose for more information on admission factors.
To apply to The College of Saint Rose, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with The College of Saint Rose'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)||2.5|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to The College of Saint Rose have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 52.26% submitted a class rank. At The College of Saint Rose 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.
At The College of Saint Rose, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||9.12%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23.13%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.94%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15.96%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16.29%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4.56%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to The College of Saint Rose directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
The College of Saint Rose looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
The College of Saint Rose is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 10% of The College of Saint Rose's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application.
To be competitive with other The College of Saint Rose applicants, you should aim to earn between 1035 and 1225 (or higher!) on the SAT. At The College of Saint Rose 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1225 and 25% of scored lower than 1035, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of The College of Saint Rose students scored 605 or higher and 75% of students scored 515 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of The College of Saint Rose students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 515 or higher.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to The College of Saint Rose.
Transfer students can enroll in The College of Saint Rose during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to The College of Saint Rose?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to The College of Saint Rose.
Does The College of Saint Rose accept transfer credits?
✅ The College of Saint Rose accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. The College of Saint Rose accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does The College of Saint Rose accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ The College of Saint Rose accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to The College of Saint Rose?
❌ No, The College of Saint Rose is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is The College of Saint Rose's acceptance rate?
✅ The College of Saint Rose's acceptance rate is 76%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at The College of Saint Rose?
❌ The College of Saint Rose does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at The College of Saint Rose?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at The College of Saint Rose was 8% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into The College of Saint Rose? The College of Saint Rose is a somewhat selective institution. The The College of Saint Rose acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The College of Saint Rose is May 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At The College of Saint Rose, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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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