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SUNY College at Plattsburgh Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

52.9%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into SUNY College at Plattsburgh? The school has a 53% acceptance rate. 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1130-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Plattsburgh
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Plattsburgh
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Estimated Average SAT 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. 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 Plattsburgh admission chances by SAT score
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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
26%
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Plattsburgh
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Plattsburgh
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Estimated Average ACT 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. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Plattsburgh.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

SUNY College at Plattsburgh admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.22
Typical High School Grades
B

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted SUNY College at Plattsburgh students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 6% Good
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

High School Class Rank

81% of SUNY College at Plattsburgh freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted SUNY College at Plattsburgh students
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%

Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Plattsburgh admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,925 3,718 9,643
Accepted 3,184 1,917 5,101
Acceptance Rate 54% 52% 53%
Enrolled 690 439 1,129
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 23% 22%

Admission Requirements

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

SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh
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=196246 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Plattsburgh.