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 1080 to 1200 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 24 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 2.98 - 3.25. Approximately 90% of all students which applied were accepted at DYC, and from those that were granted acceptance about 17% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at dyc.edu.

Overall DYC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for D'Youville College was reported as 88.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,440 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 ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • DYC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into D'Youville College, 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for D'Youville College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 82.5%
  • 2017-2018: 96.8%
  • 2018-2019: 99.6%
  • 2019-2020: 88.0%
  • Projected DYC Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 85.8%

How Does DYC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for D'Youville College is fifty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Canisius College82.7%
Medaille College62.3%
Villa Maria College74.4%
Daemen College61.6%
Hilbert College92.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • 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)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to DYC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math590 - 610
Total Score1080 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 23
Composite Score19 - 24
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