SUNY at Geneseo Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into SUNY at Geneseo
How hard is it to get into SUNY at Geneseo and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #92 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,360 out of 8,789 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 difficult 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. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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SUNY at Geneseo SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT68%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
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 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 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|
|1360 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1275 to 1360||Avg +||72%-81%|
|1190 to 1275||Avg -||60%-72%|
|1105 to 1190||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<47%|
SUNY at Geneseo ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT31%
|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|
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 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 #28 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY at Geneseo.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>83%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||72%-83%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||63%-72%|
|22 to 24||Reach||52%-63%|
|Less than 22||Low||<52%|
Avg. High School GPA3.6
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #24 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 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
54% of SUNY at Geneseo freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||54%|
|Top 25% of class||85%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Bottom 50% of class||2%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||21%||21%|
Applications are DueJan 1, 2020
Days left to Apply21
Applicants have 21 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to SUNY at Geneseo before the Jan 1 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to SUNY at Geneseo and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
68% of students submit their SAT scores to SUNY at Geneseo. 31% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% 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 1190 and 1360. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.