D’Youville College (DYC)

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DYC can be found in Buffalo, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. DYC has an enrollment of over three thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at DYC. A score in the range of 1400 to 1680 on the SAT exam, or 20 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the DYC average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.33. Approximately 80% of all students which applied were accepted at DYC, and from those that were granted acceptance about 28% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at dyc.edu.

Overall DYC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for D'Youville College was reported as 79.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,170 applications submitted to DYC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • DYC SAT Scores: 1400 - 1680
  • DYC ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • DYC Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into D'Youville College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into DYC, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for D'Youville College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 86.8%
  • 2010-2011: 88.3%
  • 2011-2012: 86.5%
  • 2012-2013: 82.2%
  • 2013-2014: 79.1%
  • Projected DYC Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 82.8%

How Does DYC Compare?

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The acceptance rate for D'Youville College is forty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Medaille College54.3%
Canisius College72.5%
Villa Maria College80.7%
Trocaire College96.9%
Daemen College48.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to DYC (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 580
Math470 - 560
Writing450 - 540
Total Score1400 - 1680
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 25
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