by Kickstart

While the vast majority of institutions in our coverage universe offer some form of test-optional admissions, some have completely eliminated standardized testing from consideration—even if you submit scores. In the chart below, we kept their


Colleges with Test-Blind/Test-Free Admission Policies
InstitutionAdmit Rate
Boise State University77%
California Baptist University80%
California Institute of Technology7%
California Maritime Academy78%
California State Polytechnic University – Pomona65%
California State Polytechnic University – San Luis Obispo38%
California State University – Bakersfield78%
California State University – Channel Islands79%
California State University – Chico90%
California State University – Dominguez Hills81%
California State University – East Bay73%
California State University – Fullerton68%
California State University – Long Beach42%
California State University – Los Angeles76%
California State University – Monterey Bay93%
California State University – Northridge66%
California State University – San Bernardino78%
California State University – San Marcos79%
California State University – Stanislaus89%
Catholic University of America82%
City University of New York – Baruch College41%
City University of New York – Brooklyn College50%
City University of New York – City College51%
City University of New York – Hunter College40%
City University of New York – John Jay College of Criminal Justice38%
City University of New York – Lehman College47%
City University of New York – Queens College53%
City University of New York – York College53%
Columbia College Chicago90%
Dickinson College48%
Fresno State University90%
Hampshire College63%
Humboldt State University91%
Loyola University New Orleans72%
Pitzer College17%
Plymouth State University89%
Reed College42%
Sacramento State University83%
San Diego State University37%
San Francisco State University84%
San Jose State University67%
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania94%
Sonoma State University89%
Stevenson University89%
Stonehill College68%
University of California – Berkeley15%
University of California – Davis49%
University of California – Irvine29%
University of California – Los Angeles11%
University of California – Merced96%
University of California – Riverside66%
University of California – San Diego34%
University of California – Santa Barbara29%
University of California – Santa Cruz59%
University of New England84%
University of San Diego59%
Washington State University80%
Worcester Polytechnic Institute59%
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