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Farmingdale, New York

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Farmingdale State College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
46.1%
Admission Difficulty for Farmingdale State College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale and can I get accepted? The school has a 46% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,455 out of 7,500 applicants were admitted making SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Farmingdale State College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Farmingdale State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Farmingdale State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1090

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

Farmingdale State College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #68 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. 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

Farmingdale State College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >59%
1085 to 1160 Avg + 46%-59%
1010 to 1085 Avg - 33%-46%
935 to 1010 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 935 Low <23%
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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-24 
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 20
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 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #64 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Farmingdale State College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Farmingdale State College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >59%
22 to 24 Avg + 46%-59%
20 to 22 Avg - 33%-46%
18 to 20 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 18 Low <23%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Farmingdale State College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Farmingdale State College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #64 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Farmingdale State College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 28% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

74% 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 19%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Farmingdale State College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,544 3,956 7,500
Accepted 1,531 1,924 3,455
Acceptance Rate 43% 49% 46%
Enrolled 543 802 1,345
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 42% 39%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Farmingdale State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Farmingdale State College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

46% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1160. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 24. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.