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Binghamton University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

40.6%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY at Binghamton
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Binghamton University? The school has a 41% acceptance rate. Last year, 13,056 out of 32,139 applicants were admitted making Binghamton University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 12 percent. SUNY at Binghamton typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1300-1450
Applicants Submitting SAT
97%
SAT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 650
SAT Math 25th 650
SAT Composite 25th 1300
SAT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 740
SAT Composite 75th 1450
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY at Binghamton?

SUNY at Binghamton typically requires applicants to be in the top 12 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1300 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1225. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1375 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 97 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SUNY at Binghamton admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1450 and Above Good >54%
1375 to 1450 Avg + 41%-54%
1300 to 1375 Avg - 29%-41%
1225 to 1300 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 1225 Low <19%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
28-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
44%
ACT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 28
ACT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 31
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Binghamton University?

Admission data indicates that Binghamton University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 28 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 12 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY at Binghamton.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY at Binghamton admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >59%
29 to 31 Avg + 41%-59%
28 to 29 Avg - 33%-41%
27 to 28 Reach 26%-33%
Less than 27 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into SUNY at Binghamton. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY at Binghamton was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Binghamton University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted SUNY at Binghamton students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 57% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 7% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

SUNY at Binghamton admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 16,925 15,214 32,139
Accepted 6,811 6,245 13,056
Acceptance Rate 40% 41% 41%
Enrolled 1,328 1,370 2,708
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY at Binghamton and what considerations affect admission decisions?

SUNY at Binghamton Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY at Binghamton
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196079 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Binghamton.