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SUNY-ESF Admission Chances


Acceptance Rate

51.9%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into SUNY-ESF? The school has a 52% acceptance rate. Last year, 841 out of 1,619 applicants were admitted making SUNY-ESF a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1190-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1190
SAT Scores for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1360
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1105. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1275 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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 College of Environmental Science and Forestry admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >65%
1275 to 1360 Avg + 52%-65%
1190 to 1275 Avg - 39%-52%
1105 to 1190 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 1105 Low <27%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
25-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SUNY-ESF?

Admission data indicates that SUNY-ESF regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >65%
27 to 29 Avg + 52%-65%
25 to 27 Avg - 39%-52%
23 to 25 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 23 Low <27%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.8
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as SUNY-ESF accepts 52% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 772 847 1,619
Accepted 434 407 841
Acceptance Rate 56% 48% 52%
Enrolled 163 155 318
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 38% 38%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and what considerations affect admission decisions?

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 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 Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
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=196103 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.