SUNY College at Old Westbury

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SUNY College at Old Westbury can be found in Old Westbury, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,800 students enrolled each year at SUNY College at Old Westbury.

Most of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score between 1350 - 1600, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 19 - 22. We were able to estimate the SUNY College at Old Westbury average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 58% of all students that apply are granted admission to SUNY College at Old Westbury, from which 21 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall SUNY College at Old Westbury Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY College at Old Westbury was reported as 58.0% in Fall 2013 with over 3,340 applications submitted to this school. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1350 - 1600
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into SUNY College at Old Westbury?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into SUNY College at Old Westbury, 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for SUNY College at Old Westbury has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 50.7%
  • 2010-2011: 49.1%
  • 2011-2012: 44.8%
  • 2012-2013: 52.0%
  • 2013-2014: 58.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 52.6%

How Does SUNY College at Old Westbury Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY College at Old Westbury is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
New York College of Health Professions81.0%
Molloy College72.7%
SUNY Maritime College64.0%
The College of New Rochelle57.0%
Iona College92.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SUNY College at Old Westbury (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 530
Math470 - 550
Writing430 - 520
Total Score1350 - 1600
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 22
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