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Oswego, New York

SUNY College at Oswego Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into SUNY College at Oswego

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53.7%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Oswego
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Oswego and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #52 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,292 out of 11,727 applicants were admitted making SUNY College at Oswego a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. SUNY College at Oswego typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SUNY College at Oswego SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1140-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
96%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oswego
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Oswego
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1220

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

SUNY College at Oswego typically requires 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 96 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 Oswego admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >67%
1220 to 1300 Avg + 54%-67%
1140 to 1220 Avg - 41%-54%
1060 to 1140 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 1060 Low <29%
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SUNY College at Oswego ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
29%
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oswego
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Oswego
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that SUNY College at Oswego regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #49 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Oswego.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY College at Oswego admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >69%
24 to 27 Avg + 54%-69%
22 to 24 Avg - 43%-54%
20 to 22 Reach 33%-43%
Less than 20 Low <33%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into SUNY College at Oswego. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College at Oswego was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #35 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 Oswego accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted SUNY College at Oswego students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 26% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% 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

High School Class Rank

55% of SUNY College at Oswego freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted SUNY College at Oswego students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 55%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Oswego admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,457 5,270 11,727
Accepted 3,402 2,890 6,292
Acceptance Rate 53% 55% 54%
Enrolled 740 723 1,463
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 25% 23%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Oswego and what considerations affect admission decisions?

SUNY College at Oswego Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY College at Oswego
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=196194 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Oswego.