Utica College (UC)

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Utica College can be found in Utica, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at UC.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1230 (25th percentile) to 1550 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 18 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. We were able to estimate the Utica College (UC) average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 85% of all those students that apply are granted admission to UC, from which 15 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at utica.edu.

Overall Utica College (UC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Utica College was reported as 85.4% in Fall 2013 with over 3,690 applications submitted to UC. 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

  • UC SAT Scores: 1230 - 1550
  • UC ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • UC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Utica College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Utica 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 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 Utica College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 78.4%
  • 2010-2011: 78.8%
  • 2011-2012: 78.3%
  • 2012-2013: 81.3%
  • 2013-2014: 85.4%
  • Projected UC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 81.8%

How Does Utica College (UC) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UC is fifty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome47.6%
Hamilton College27.2%
Morrisville State College59.0%
Colgate University26.4%
Cazenovia College78.0%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Utica College (UC) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 520
Math420 - 530
Writing400 - 500
Total Score1230 - 1550
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math18 - 24
Composite Score18 - 23
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