Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4 3
Science 4 3
Foreign Language 4 2
Social Studies 4
History 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 31
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for placement, ACT: Used for placement
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz
NY
12561
Phone
(877) MY-NP-411
Fax
(845) 257-3209
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio for art program, audition for music and theater programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
45% of 14,425 applicants were admitted
Women
48% of 9,061 applicants were admitted
Men
40% of 5,364 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,340 (21%) of 6,517 admitted students enrolled
Women
888 (20%) of 4,354 admitted students enrolled
Men
452 (21%) of 2,163 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
28%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 590 average, 540-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
7%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 592 average, 550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
44%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
26 average, 23-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
12%
Score of 24 - 29
61%
Score of 18 - 23
25%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 18%
Top quarter: 58%
Top half: 88%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported