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SUNY at Geneseo Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

66.8%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY at Geneseo
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into SUNY at Geneseo? The school has a 67% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,944 out of 8,892 applicants were admitted making SUNY at Geneseo a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. SUNY at Geneseo typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1160-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
63%
SAT Scores for SUNY at Geneseo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1160
SAT Scores for SUNY at Geneseo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1360
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

SUNY at Geneseo typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 63 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 Geneseo admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >78%
1260 to 1360 Avg + 67%-78%
1160 to 1260 Avg - 54%-67%
1060 to 1160 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 1060 Low <41%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
25-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
38%
ACT Scores for SUNY at Geneseo
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for SUNY at Geneseo
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SUNY at Geneseo?

Admission data indicates that SUNY at Geneseo regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY at Geneseo.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY at Geneseo admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >78%
27 to 29 Avg + 67%-78%
25 to 27 Avg - 54%-67%
23 to 25 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 23 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into SUNY at Geneseo. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY at Geneseo was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as SUNY at Geneseo accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted SUNY at Geneseo students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 50% Good
3.50 to 3.75 30% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% 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

Admission Statistics

SUNY at Geneseo admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,472 3,420 8,892
Accepted 3,612 2,332 5,944
Acceptance Rate 66% 68% 67%
Enrolled 727 511 1,238
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 22% 21%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
15

Applicants have 15 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

SUNY at Geneseo Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY at Geneseo
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=196167 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Geneseo.