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SUNY College at Oneonta Admission Requirements

Oneonta, New York

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Chances of getting into SUNY College at Oneonta

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
63%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Oneonta
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Oneonta and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SUNY College at Oneonta is 63%.  It ranks #60 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. SUNY College at Oneonta is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 7,557 out of 12,004 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 910/1121 ACT 19/25). SUNY College at Oneonta typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.52. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. SUNY College at Oneonta is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

SUNY College at Oneonta SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
910-1121
Applicants Submitting SAT 
92%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 459
SAT Math 25th 451
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 561
SAT Composite 75th 1121
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

SUNY College at Oneonta typically prefers applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 800. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. SUNY College at Oneonta ranks #74 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SUNY College at Oneonta admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1121 and Above Good >76%
1015 to 1121 Avg + 63%-76%
910 to 1015 Avg - 47%-63%
805 to 910 Reach 32%-47%
Less than 805 Low <32%
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SUNY College at Oneonta ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
27%
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that SUNY College at Oneonta regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #68 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Oneonta.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY College at Oneonta admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >76%
22 to 25 Avg + 63%-76%
19 to 22 Avg - 47%-63%
16 to 19 Reach 32%-47%
Less than 16 Low <32%
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SUNY College at Oneonta GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.52
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into SUNY College at Oneonta?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into SUNY College at Oneonta. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College at Oneonta was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 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 College at Oneonta accepts 63% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted SUNY College at Oneonta students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 13.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 34.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 42.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 8.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 2.0% 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

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Oneonta admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,255 4,749 12,004
Accepted 4,798 2,759 7,557
Acceptance Rate 66% 58% 63%
Enrolled 957 522 1,479
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 19% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to SUNY College at Oneonta is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Oneonta and what student information is used for admission decisions?

SUNY College at Oneonta Application 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 College at Oneonta
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=196185 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Oneonta.

FAQs

Does SUNY College at Oneonta prefer SAT or ACT?

92% of students submit their SAT scores to SUNY College at Oneonta. 27% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into SUNY College at Oneonta?

63% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY College at Oneonta. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for SUNY College at Oneonta?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1121. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for SUNY College at Oneonta?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 27% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.