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SUNY-Potsdam Admission Requirements

Potsdam, New York

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Chances of getting into SUNY College at Potsdam

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
72%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College at Potsdam
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into SUNY-Potsdam and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SUNY-Potsdam is 72%.  It ranks #88 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. SUNY-Potsdam is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,189 out of 4,450 applicants were admitted.

SUNY College at Potsdam typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The SUNY-Potsdam application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jul 3.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by SUNY College at Potsdam.

SUNY-Potsdam SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Potsdam
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for SUNY College at Potsdam
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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SUNY-Potsdam ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Potsdam
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for SUNY College at Potsdam
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

SUNY-Potsdam GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.3
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into SUNY College at Potsdam?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into SUNY-Potsdam. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College at Potsdam was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #72 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-Potsdam accepts 72% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted SUNY College at Potsdam students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 3.2% Good
3.75 to 3.99 24.1% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 19.1% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 13.4% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 17.8% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 19.8% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.6% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

SUNY College at Potsdam admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,792 1,658 4,450
Accepted 2,048 1,141 3,189
Acceptance Rate 73% 69% 72%
Enrolled 341 189 530
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 17% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 3, 2023
Days left to Apply
150

Applicants have 150 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 3, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Potsdam and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY College at Potsdam
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196200 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Potsdam.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into SUNY College at Potsdam?

72% of those who apply are granted admission to SUNY-Potsdam. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.