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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale Admission Requirements

Farmingdale, New York

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Chances of getting into Farmingdale State College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
60%
Admission Difficulty for Farmingdale State College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is 60%.  It ranks #53 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 4,305 out of 7,156 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent (SAT 990/1150 ACT 19/24). Farmingdale State College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.24. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Farmingdale State College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
990-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT 
91%
SAT Scores for Farmingdale State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Farmingdale State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Farmingdale State College?

Farmingdale State College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 910. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale ranks #67 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Farmingdale State College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1150 and Above Good >74%
1070 to 1150 Avg + 60%-74%
990 to 1070 Avg - 44%-60%
910 to 990 Reach 29%-44%
Less than 910 Low <29%
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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
19%
ACT Scores for Farmingdale State College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Farmingdale State College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale?

Admission data indicates that SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #71 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Farmingdale State College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Farmingdale State College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >76%
21 to 24 Avg + 60%-76%
19 to 21 Avg - 47%-60%
17 to 19 Reach 35%-47%
Less than 17 Low <35%
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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.24
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Farmingdale State College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Farmingdale State College was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #77 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale accepts 60% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Farmingdale State College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 9.55% Good
3.75 to 3.99 7.79% Good
3.50 to 3.74 17.21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.09% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 21.88% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 24.74% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.68% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.06% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

65% of Farmingdale State College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Farmingdale State College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 34%
Top 50% of class 65%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Farmingdale State College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,484 3,672 7,156
Accepted 1,905 2,400 4,305
Acceptance Rate 55% 65% 60%
Enrolled 629 939 1,568
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 39% 36%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
115

Applicants have 115 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Farmingdale State College is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Farmingdale State College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Farmingdale State College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Farmingdale State College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196042 IPEDS survey data for Farmingdale State College.

FAQs

Does Farmingdale State College prefer SAT or ACT?

91% of students submit their SAT scores to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Farmingdale State College?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Farmingdale State College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1150. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Farmingdale State College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.