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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

Acceptance Rate
56%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Oneonta
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Oneonta and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #55 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,056 out of 12,592 applicants were admitted making SUNY College at Oneonta a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. SUNY College at Oneonta typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. SUNY College at Oneonta is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SUNY College at Oneonta SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1080

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 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #69 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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
1180 and Above Good >68%
1080 to 1180 Avg + 56%-68%
980 to 1080 Avg - 43%-56%
880 to 980 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 880 Low <31%
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SUNY College at Oneonta ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
27%
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #55 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Oneonta.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY College at Oneonta admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >71%
23 to 26 Avg + 56%-71%
21 to 23 Avg - 45%-56%
19 to 21 Reach 35%-45%
Less than 19 Low <35%
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SUNY College at Oneonta GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
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 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #25 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 56% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Oneonta admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,645 4,947 12,592
Accepted 4,557 2,499 7,056
Acceptance Rate 60% 51% 56%
Enrolled 953 507 1,460
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 20% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission 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?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY College at Oneonta. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate 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 980 and 1180. 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 21 and 26. 27% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.