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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale Admission Requirements

Farmingdale, New York

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Your chances of getting into Farmingdale State College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

73.2%
Admission Difficulty for Farmingdale State College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is 73.2%.  Its admission rate is the 81st lowest in New York.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale and can you get accepted?

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is a moderately competitive school to get into. You have a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the criteria. Last year, 4,702 out of the 6,426 who applied were admitted.

Farmingdale State College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale?

73% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Farmingdale State College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.26 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school
  • Score 1090 on the SAT
  • Score 21 on the ACT

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.26

Typical High School Grades 

B

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

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale are to have around a 3.26 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

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 73% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is 3.26 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #83 in New York for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.3 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Farmingdale State College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 10.28% Good
3.75 to 3.99 8.79% Good
3.50 to 3.74 18.06% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 13.27% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 21.06% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 24.8% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.55% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.19% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Farmingdale State College. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 39% of students submitted SAT scores and 3% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1000-1178

Applicants Submitting SAT 

39%
SAT Scores for Farmingdale State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 500
Math 25th Percentile 500
Composite 25th Percentile 1000
SAT Scores for Farmingdale State College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 588
Math 75th Percentile 590
Composite 75th Percentile 1178
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is 1090 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1000-1178. Students who get into Farmingdale State College score in the top 60 percent of all SAT test takers..  SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale ranks #89 in the state of New York for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1090 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1000, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 910, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Farmingdale State College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1090 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1089, you have around a 73% chance of being admitted. A 1178 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 84% chance of getting in.

Farmingdale State College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1178 and Above Good >84%
1089 to 1178 Avg + 73%-84%
1000 to 1089 Avg - 59%-73%
911 to 1000 Reach 43%-59%
Less than 911 Low <43%
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SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

19-24 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

3%
ACT Scores for Farmingdale State College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile 19
ACT Scores for Farmingdale State College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is 21, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 19 and 24.  The school ranks #87 in New York for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 21. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 19 and score in the score in the top 56 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 16.

3 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Farmingdale State College.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Farmingdale State College is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 21 score has around 73% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 85% with a 24 ACT score.

Farmingdale State College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >85%
21 to 24 Avg + 73%-85%
19 to 21 Avg - 62%-73%
17 to 19 Reach 49%-62%
Less than 17 Low <49%
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Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Farmingdale State College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,959 3,467 6,426
Accepted 2,102 2,600 4,702
Acceptance Rate 71% 75% 73%
Enrolled 654 922 1,576
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 35% 34%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

May 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

62

Applicants have 62 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on May 1, 2024.

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 Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

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

Admission Requirements Summary

Because SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is moderately competitive, you have a strong chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.26 GPA, you have a very good likelihood of getting in. A 1090 on the SAT and 21 on the ACT will further lock in your application.

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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?

39% of students submit their SAT scores to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale. 3% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Farmingdale State College?

73% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale. Admission competition is low and the college has very 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 1000 and 1178. The average SAT score is 1089. 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. The average ACT score is 21. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.