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COLLEGE PROFILE

State University of New York College at Geneseo

Geneseo, NY

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  4
Science  4
Foreign Language  4
Social Studies  4
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredJanuary 1
SAT OnlyConsidered if submittedJanuary 1
ACT OnlyConsidered if submittedJanuary 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACTConsidered if submittedJanuary 1
SAT Subject Tests OnlyConsidered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address1 College Circle
City, State, ZipGeneseo, NY  14454-1401
Phone(585) 245-5571
Fax(585) 245-5005
E-mailadmissions@geneseo.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Application Fee$50
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationMarch 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 15
Early Decision NotificationDecember 15
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate67% of 8,892 applicants were admitted
   Women66% of 5,472 applicants were admitted
   Men68% of 3,420 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled1,508 (25%) of 5,944 admitted students enrolled
   Women874 (24%) of 3,612 admitted students enrolled
   Men634 (27%) of 2,332 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate77% of 240 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 2,226
Students Accepting Wait List Position 897
Students Admitted From Wait List 823
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.67
3.75 and Above42%
3.50 - 3.7435%
3.25 - 3.4916%
3.00 - 3.246%
2.50 - 2.991%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math612 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
34%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading612 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13%
Score of 600 - 700
38%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT WritingNot reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite27 average
25-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22%
Score of 24 - 29
63%
Score of 18 - 23
14%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 36%
Top quarter: 74%
Top half: 95%
Bottom half: 5%
National Merit Scholar0%
Valedictorian1%
Class President0%
Student Government Officer0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.75 4.05 666 661 30
Low 3.37 2.70 540 530 26
High 4.00 4.85 740 760 33
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