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 2 4
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 1 3
Social Studies 3
History 2
Academic Electives 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted March 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted March 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted March 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted March 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: No policy as of now, ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany
NY
12222-0001
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2022
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
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, audition 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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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Interview X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Class Rank X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Geographic Residence X
Academic GPA X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
52% of 27,679 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 15,029 applicants were admitted
Men
53% of 12,650 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
3,659 (25%) of 14,416 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,860 (24%) of 7,671 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,799 (27%) of 6,745 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
1,105
Students Accepting Wait List Position
285
Students Admitted From Wait List
282
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 590 average, 550-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
56%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 590 average, 550-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
41%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
5%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25 average, 22-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
8%
Score of 24 - 29
52%
Score of 18 - 23
40%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 20%
Top quarter: 55%
Top half: 85%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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