Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Students / First-Time Freshmen

Be Prepared Academically

Have you taken a traditional college preparatory program in high school? If so, you should be well-prepared for the academic challenges at D'Youville.

Here's a quick look at our regularly admitted 2012 freshman class profile:

High school average: 85% attained a B or better

Class rank: 87% of students in the top 50 percent of their class

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile Median Score
SAT Critical Reading 470 550 520
SAT Math 490 580 540
SAT Total 960 1130 1010
ACT Composite 21 25 23

Tip: If you are considering a health profession program, make sure you take at least 3 years of math and science in high school, including college preparatory level chemistry.

Transfer students

All applicants are reviewed for direct admission into their academic major. Admission requirements vary by academic program, however students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher will be considered.

Average Cumulative GPA: 3.26

Deciding on a Major

When you apply, you will be asked to declare a major. Or if you are undecided, that's okay, too. Our Career Discovery Program is for those who have yet to choose a major:

In the Career Discovery Program you'll:

  • take core curriculum courses so you don't fall behind
  • sample introductory courses in different majors
  • job shadow to learn about careers

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  • Schedule a Visit

    Campus visits are a great way to get a feel for what DYC is all about.
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  • Merit Scholarships

    When you apply, you'll be automatically considered for a merit scholarship based on your academic achievement.
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  • Equivalency Guide

    Find out how many college credits may transfer to D'Youville by using our online Course Equivalency Website.
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