26 August 2021

Colleges with Test-Blind/Test-Free Admission Policies for the 2021-22 Admission Cycle

Posted in Your College List, Standardized Testing, Class of 2026

testbrokenpencilWhile 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.

Click on Continue Reading to see our list of schools offering test-blind/test-free admissions for the 2021-22 cycle. For your convenience, we've included admit rates, test score ranges and links to each school's standardized test policy details to help you find suitable candidates for your college list.

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Colleges with Test-Blind/Test-Free Admission Policies

Class of 2026 Edition

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InstitutionAdmit RateSAT Mid 50%ACT Mid 50%Test PolicyDetails
Boise State University77%1030-123020-26Blind
California Baptist University80%970-115017-25Blind
California Institute of Technology7%1510-157035-36Blind
California Maritime Academy78%1050-128020-28Blind
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona65%1010-124019-27Blind
California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo38%1230-141026-32Blind
California State University - Bakersfield78%880-108015-21Blind
California State University - Channel Islands79%880-110018-23Blind
California State University - Chico90%980-116018-24Blind
California State University - Dominguez Hills81%850-103015-19Blind
California State University - East Bay73%900-110015-20Blind
California State University - Fullerton68%1010-118018-23Blind
California State University - Long Beach42%1020-123020-26Blind
California State University - Los Angeles76%890-106015-20Blind
California State University - Monterey Bay86%960-116017-23Blind
California State University - Northridge66%900-111016-22Blind
California State University - San Bernardino78%910-107015-20Blind
California State University - San Marcos79%950-112017-22Blind
California State University - Stanislaus89%900-107015-21Blind
Catholic University of America82%1130-132523-30Blind
City University of New York - Baruch College41%1170-133024-28Blind
City University of New York - Brooklyn College50%1020-118022-29Blind
City University of New York - City College51%1050-126023-31Blind
City University of New York - Hunter College40%1170-134025-31Blind
City University of New York - John Jay College of Criminal Justice38%1020-116021-25Blind
City University of New York - Lehman College47%960-108018-21Blind
City University of New York - Queens College53%1040-119022-27Blind
City University of New York - York College53%870-105015-20Blind
Columbia College Chicago90%960-120020-28Blind
Dickinson College48%1250-137027-31Blind
Fresno State University90%950-113016-22Blind
Hampshire College63%1200-143025-30Blind
Humboldt State University91%970-119016-24Blind
Loyola University New Orleans72%1050-123021-26Blind
Pitzer College17%1330-149031-33Blind
Plymouth State University89%960-113018-23Blind
Reed College42%1310-149030-34Blind
Sacramento State University83%900-101016-22Blind
San Diego State University37%1110-129022-29Blind
San Francisco State University84%940-113016-23Blind
San Jose State University67%1030-124019-26Blind
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania94%950-114015-23Blind
Sonoma State University89%980-117018-23Blind
Stevenson University89%1010-119018-24Blind
Stonehill College68%1130-128024-29Blind
University of California - Berkeley15%1300-152028-34Blind
University of California - Davis49%1160-137025-31Blind
University of California - Irvine29%1240-141025-32Blind
University of California - Los Angeles11%1290-151029-34Blind
University of California - Merced96%950-114017-22Blind
University of California - Riverside66%1080-128022-29Blind
University of California - San Diego34%1280-146026-33Blind
University of California - Santa Barbara29%1250-145026-33Blind
University of California - Santa Cruz59%1160-135023-30Blind
University of New England84%1040-123021-27Blind (optional for certain programs)
University of San Diego59%1170-134025-31Blind
Washington State University80%1020-121020-26Blind
Worcester Polytechnic Institute59%1320-145029-33Blind