SUNY College at Plattsburgh Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into SUNY College at Plattsburgh
How hard is it to get into SUNY College at Plattsburgh and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #50 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,101 out of 9,643 applicants were admitted making SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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SUNY College at Plattsburgh SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT85%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1200|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY College at Plattsburgh?
SUNY College at Plattsburgh typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1200 out of 1600. The school ranks #58 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1260 and Above||Good||>66%|
|1195 to 1260||Avg +||53%-66%|
|1130 to 1195||Avg -||40%-53%|
|1065 to 1130||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 1065||Low||<28%|
SUNY College at Plattsburgh ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT26%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|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 Plattsburgh?
Admission data indicates that SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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 #62 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Plattsburgh.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>66%|
|23 to 25||Avg +||53%-66%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||40%-53%|
|19 to 21||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 19||Low||<28%|
Avg. High School GPA3.22
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into SUNY College at Plattsburgh. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #76 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 Plattsburgh accepts 53% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||23%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||26%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
81% of SUNY College at Plattsburgh freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Bottom 50% of class||19%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||23%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Plattsburgh and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196246 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Plattsburgh.