The College of New Rochelle (CNR)

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The College of New Rochelle can be found in New Rochelle, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 5,300 students enrolled each year at The College of New Rochelle.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores to CNR. A score within the range of 1340 to 1565 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the CNR average GPA (2.98 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 60 percent of all students which applied were admitted at CNR, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 60 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CNR Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for The College of New Rochelle was reported as 56.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,550 college applications submitted to CNR. 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

  • CNR SAT Scores: 1340 - 1565
  • CNR ACT Scores: 22 - 25
  • CNR Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into The College of New Rochelle?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of The College of New Rochelle is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 The College of New Rochelle has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 55.6%
  • 2010-2011: 71.6%
  • 2011-2012: 71.6%
  • 2012-2013: 54.5%
  • 2013-2014: 56.9%
  • Projected CNR Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.4%

How Does CNR Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The College of New Rochelle is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Iona College92.1%
Concordia College-New York67.0%
Sarah Lawrence College61.7%
SUNY Maritime College64.0%

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 CNR (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 520
Math450 - 535
Writing440 - 510
Total Score1340 - 1565
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 23
Math21 - 24
Composite Score22 - 25
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