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Binghamton University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into SUNY at Binghamton

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for SUNY at Binghamton
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Binghamton University and can I get accepted? The school has a 40% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,507 out of 33,467 applicants were admitted making Binghamton University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 10 percent. SUNY at Binghamton typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Binghamton University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 680
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1350
SAT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 730
SAT Math 75th 750
SAT Composite 75th 1480
Average SAT Score 1420

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY at Binghamton?

SUNY at Binghamton typically requires applicants to be in the top 8 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1350 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 1280. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1420 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 97 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 at Binghamton admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1480 and Above Good >53%
1415 to 1480 Avg + 40%-53%
1350 to 1415 Avg - 28%-40%
1285 to 1350 Reach 19%-28%
Less than 1285 Low <19%
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Binghamton University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 28
ACT Scores for SUNY at Binghamton
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 29

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Binghamton University?

Admission data indicates that Binghamton University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 28 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 12 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY at Binghamton.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY at Binghamton admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >57%
29 to 31 Avg + 40%-57%
28 to 29 Avg - 32%-40%
27 to 28 Reach 25%-32%
Less than 27 Low <25%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need very good grades in high school to get into SUNY at Binghamton. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY at Binghamton was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Binghamton University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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High School GPA's for admitted SUNY at Binghamton students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 57% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 7% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

52% of SUNY at Binghamton freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted SUNY at Binghamton students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 52%
Top 25% of class 84%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

SUNY at Binghamton admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 17,386 16,081 33,467
Accepted 7,085 6,422 13,507
Acceptance Rate 41% 40% 40%
Enrolled 1,358 1,378 2,736
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY at Binghamton and what considerations affect admission decisions?

SUNY at Binghamton 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 Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY at Binghamton
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=196079 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Binghamton.