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What colleges in New York accept students with a 2.5 GPA?

I've had a rough time in high school, and my GPA isn't as high as I'd like (currently at 2.5). Are there any colleges in New York that accept students with a 2.5 GPA? I'm feeling really stressed out about finding a school that'll take me.

6 months ago

I understand that finding a college with a 2.5 GPA can be stressful, but don't worry, there are colleges in New York that accept students with your GPA. Here is a list of some colleges that have admitted students with GPAs similar to yours:

1. CUNY (City University of New York) system schools — The CUNY system is composed of 25 institutions in New York City, and some of these colleges may accept students with a 2.5 GPA, such as CUNY Bronx Community College, CUNY Hostos Community College, and CUNY Medgar Evers College.

2. SUNY (State University of New York) system schools — The SUNY system has over 64 universities and colleges in New York State. Some schools, like SUNY Canton, SUNY Delhi, or SUNY Cobleskill, are more likely to accept students with a 2.5 GPA.

3. St. Francis College — Located in Brooklyn, this private college has been known to admit students with GPAs below 3.0.

4. Boricua College — A private college in New York City focusing on serving the needs of the Hispanic community, Boricua College has a more lenient GPA requirement, making it a possibility for students with a 2.5 GPA.

5. Monroe College — This private college, with campuses in the Bronx and New Rochelle, offers a variety of programs and has a more inclusive admissions process.

Remember, your GPA is just one aspect of your application. Colleges also consider other factors such as extracurricular activities, recommendation letters, and your personal essay. Keep in mind that you can also explore and apply to institutions with higher GPA averages, but remember to focus on crafting a strong application that highlights your strengths, passion, and resilience.

You may want to research each college's specific admission requirements and reach out to their admissions offices to get a better understanding of their admissions process. Good luck!

6 months ago

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