CUNY Brooklyn College

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CUNY Brooklyn College can be found in Brooklyn, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 20,000 students enrolled each year at CUNY Brooklyn College.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 1040 (25th percentile) - 1220 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. CUNY Brooklyn College admits about 40% of those that apply per year. Of those that are accepted, around 16% of students registered for enrollment. When applying historical data, we have projected that the CUNY Brooklyn College acceptance rate 2021 will be around 40%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CUNY Brooklyn College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY Brooklyn College was reported as 45.0% in Fall 2020 with over 27,000 applications submitted to CUNY Brooklyn College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY Brooklyn College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 37.5%
  • 2017-2018: 40.4%
  • 2018-2019: 44.3%
  • 2019-2020: 45.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 40.0%

How Does CUNY Brooklyn College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CUNY Brooklyn College is twenty-six percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
CUNY Medgar Evers College90.3%
Pratt Institute-Main55.5%
CUNY New York City College of Technology87.7%
Pace University-New York78.7%
The New School57.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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