SAT Scores for Admission to SUNY

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data

The State University of New York at New Paltz
The State University of New York at New Paltz. crz4mets2 / Wikimedia Commons

If you're wondering if you have the SAT scores you'll need to get into one of the four-year SUNY colleges and universities, here's a side-by-side comparison of scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these public universities in New York State.

SUNY SAT Score Comparison (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
 SAT ScoresGPA-SAT-ACT
Admissions
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 25%75%25%75%25%75%
Albany490580510590--see graph
Alfred State440570460580---
Binghamton600680630703580670see graph
Brockport460550470570440530-
Buffalo510610550650--see graph
Buffalo State400500400500--see graph
Cobleskill380500370500---
Cortland------see graph
Env. Science/
Forestry
560640560660---
Farmingdale450530460550---
Fashion Institute-------
Fredonia460580460580---
Geneseo550640550650--see graph
Maritime College500590530610470550-
Morrisville300490390500370460-
New Paltz510610515600500600see graph
Old Westbury460530450550430510-
Oneonta490580510590--see graph
Oswego500590510600--see graph
Plattsburgh480600500600---
Polytechnic470640490670---
PotsdamTest-Optional Admissions
Purchase490610470570---
Stony Brook550660600720540660see graph
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Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The SUNY admissions officers will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

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data from National Center for Educational Statistics