The acceptance rate at SUNY at Geneseo is 61%. It ranks #55 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. SUNY at Geneseo is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 6,289 out of 10,250 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent (SAT 1140/1310 ACT 24/29). SUNY at Geneseo typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.61. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The SUNY at Geneseo application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jun 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to SUNY at Geneseo. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 82% of students submitted SAT scores and 19% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Average SAT Score||1230
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY at Geneseo?
SUNY at Geneseo typically prefers applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1050. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. SUNY at Geneseo ranks #30 in New York and #207 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26
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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in New York and #242 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY at Geneseo.
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What GPA do you need to get into SUNY at Geneseo?
Applicants require 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 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as SUNY at Geneseo accepts 61% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||39.6%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||30.7%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||13.6%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||5.5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||2.3%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
72% of SUNY at Geneseo freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||36%|
|Top 25% of class||72%|
|Top 50% of class||95%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||14%||14%|
Applicants have 122 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to SUNY at Geneseo is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to SUNY at Geneseo and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
82% of students submit their SAT scores to SUNY at Geneseo. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
61% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY at Geneseo. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1140 and 1310. 82% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 29. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.