SUNY Cobleskill Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Cobleskill, NY
Cobleskill, NY. Doug Kerr / Flickr

SUNY Cobleskill Admissions Overview:

SUNY Cobleskill admits 78% of those who apply each year, making it largely accessible to applicants. Students can apply through the SUNY application, or with the Common Application. Other materials required include transcripts, letters of recommendation, SAT or ACT scores, and a personal statement.

Admissions Data (2016):

SUNY Cobleskill Description:

SUNY Cobleskill, the common name for the SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, was founded in 1911 as a School of Agriculture. Located in Cobleskill, New York, the school is about 50 miles east of Albany. Students can earn Associate's and  Bachelor's degrees in a range of fields. Some of the most popular include: Wildlife Science and Management, Education, Business Administration, and Agricultural Sciences. Outside of the classroom, students can join over 40 clubs and organizations, including academic groups, honor societies, recreational athletics, religious organizations, and social groups. On the athletic front, the SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers compete in the NCAA Division III, within the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Popular sports include lacrosse, soccer, swimming, basketball, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,287 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female
  • 95% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,929 (in-state); $17,779 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,018
  • Other Expenses: $2,292
  • Total Cost: $24,439 (in-state); $34,289 (out-of-state)

SUNY Cobleskill Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 79%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,599
    • Loans: $6,698

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Animal Sciences, Agricultural Business, Business Administration, Fish/Wildlife Management and Science, Preschool Education, Plant Sciences

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 69%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 35%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 37%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 51%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Swimming, Track and Field, Golf, Basketball, Equestrian, Lacrosse, Soccer, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Equestrian, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Check out the Other SUNY Schools:

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SUNY Cobleskill and the Common Application

SUNY Cobleskill uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

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