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 University83%1030-121021-26Blind
California Baptist University64%900-114020-26Blind
California Institute of Technology4%1510-157035-36Blind
California Maritime Academy82%1050-128020-28Blind
California State Polytechnic University - Humboldt91%1020-126022-29Blind
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona61%1010-124019-27Blind
California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo29%1240-142028-33Blind
California State University - Bakersfield85%880-110013-21Blind
California State University - Channel Islands93%880-110018-23Blind
California State University - Chico85%990-118018-24Blind
California State University - Dominguez Hills90%800-95013-18Blind
California State University - East Bay82%900-110015-20Blind
California State University - Fullerton59%940-116016-25Blind
California State University - Long Beach34%1020-123020-26Blind
California State University - Los Angeles91%840-104015-21Blind
California State University - Monterey Bay93%1020-121021-29Blind
California State University - Northridge88%900-111016-22Blind
California State University - San Bernardino91%850-103014-20Blind
California State University - San Marcos93%900-113016-23Blind
California State University - Stanislaus95%900-107015-21Blind
Catholic University of America86%1160-135023-31Blind
City University of New York - Baruch College51%1170-133024-28Blind
City University of New York - Brooklyn College51%1020-118022-29Blind
City University of New York - City College64%1050-126023-31Blind
City University of New York - Hunter College46%1170-134025-31Blind
City University of New York - John Jay College of Criminal Justice45%1000-115019-23Blind
City University of New York - Lehman College38%950-111017-22Blind
City University of New York - Queens College61%1040-119022-27Blind
City University of New York - York College61%870-105015-20Blind
Columbia College Chicago96%950-118020-28Blind
Dickinson College48%1380-145030-33Blind
Eastern Washington University97%920-114016-26Blind
Fresno State University97%950-113016-22Blind
Hampshire College75%1200-143025-30Blind
Loyola University New Orleans76%1050-123021-26Blind
Neumann University84%910-109017-24Blind
Pitzer College18%1410-150031-33Blind
Plymouth State University89%960-113018-23Blind
Reed College44%1330-150030-34Blind
Sacramento State University94%880-110016-24Blind
San Diego State University38%1130-132022-29Blind
San Francisco State University93%940-113016-23Blind
San Jose State University84%1030-131020-31Blind
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania93%980-116015-27Blind
Sonoma State University94%980-117018-23Blind
Stonehill College68%1130-128024-29Blind
University of California - Berkeley11%1300-152028-34Blind
University of California - Davis38%1160-137025-31Blind
University of California - Irvine21%1240-141025-32Blind
University of California - Los Angeles9%1290-151029-34Blind
University of California - Merced87%1140-139023-32Blind
University of California - Riverside69%1080-128022-29Blind
University of California - San Diego24%1280-146026-33Blind
University of California - Santa Barbara26%1250-145026-33Blind
University of California - Santa Cruz47%1160-135023-30Blind
University of New England90%1040-123021-27Blind (optional for certain programs)
University of San Diego52%1170-134025-31Blind
Washington State University86%1020-124020-26Blind
Worcester Polytechnic Institute60%1320-145029-33Blind