Binghamton University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into SUNY at Binghamton
How hard is it to get into Binghamton University and can I get accepted? The school has a 40% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 15,429 out of 38,755 applicants were admitted making Binghamton University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 12 percent. SUNY at Binghamton typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% 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
Applicants Submitting SAT97%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||660|
|SAT Composite 25th||1310|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||730|
|SAT Composite 75th||1440|
|Average SAT Score||1380|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 11 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1310 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 1240. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1380 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1440 and Above||Good||>53%|
|1375 to 1440||Avg +||40%-53%|
|1310 to 1375||Avg -||28%-40%|
|1245 to 1310||Reach||19%-28%|
|Less than 1245||Low||<19%|
Binghamton University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT38%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||28|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||30|
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 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY at Binghamton.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>53%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||40%-53%|
|28 to 30||Avg -||28%-40%|
|26 to 28||Reach||19%-28%|
|Less than 26||Low||<19%|
Avg. High School GPA3.6
Typical High School GradesB+
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 #23 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
52% of SUNY at Binghamton freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||20%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to SUNY at Binghamton and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
97% of students submit their SAT scores to Binghamton University. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
40% of those who apply are granted admission to Binghamton University. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1310 and 1440. 97% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.