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Oneonta, New York

SUNY College at Oneonta Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into SUNY College at Oneonta

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.5%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Oneonta
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Oneonta and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #61 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,607 out of 11,100 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 40 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.

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SUNY College at Oneonta SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1120-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1190

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

SUNY College at Oneonta typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 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 estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #59 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 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 College at Oneonta admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >72%
1190 to 1260 Avg + 60%-72%
1120 to 1190 Avg - 47%-60%
1050 to 1120 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 1050 Low <34%
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SUNY College at Oneonta ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
38%
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oneonta
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #60 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Oneonta.

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 >72%
23 to 25 Avg + 60%-72%
21 to 23 Avg - 47%-60%
19 to 21 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 19 Low <34%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 #19 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 60% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Oneonta admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,702 4,398 11,100
Accepted 4,154 2,453 6,607
Acceptance Rate 62% 56% 60%
Enrolled 872 509 1,381
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 21% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Oneonta and what considerations affect 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.