Can I get into State University of New York at New Paltz? The school has a 43% acceptance rate. Last year, 6,030 out of 14,042 applicants were admitted making State University of New York at New Paltz a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 38 percent. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to State University of New York at New Paltz?
State University of New York at New Paltz typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>56%|
|1180 to 1270||Avg +||43%-56%|
|1090 to 1180||Avg -||31%-43%|
|1000 to 1090||Reach||21%-31%|
|Less than 1000||Low||<21%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into State University of New York at New Paltz?
Admission data indicates that State University of New York at New Paltz regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to State University of New York at New Paltz.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>56%|
|25 to 27||Avg +||43%-56%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||31%-43%|
|21 to 23||Reach||21%-31%|
|Less than 21||Low||<21%|
State University of New York at New Paltz has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||17%||18%|
Applicants have 105 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to State University of New York at New Paltz before the Apr 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 9||Mar 22|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 9||Feb 20|
What are the requirements for admission to State University of New York at New Paltz and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196176 IPEDS survey data for State University of New York at New Paltz.