Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 1 2
History 1 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some January 15
SAT Only Required for some January 15
ACT Only Required for some January 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Required for some January 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
807 Union Street
Schenectady
NY
12308-2311
Phone
(888) 843-6688
Fax
(518) 388-6986
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2022
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 8
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 21
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
2 required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
41% of 7,622 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 3,644 applicants were admitted
Men
42% of 3,978 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
485 (15%) of 3,145 admitted students enrolled
Women
208 (14%) of 1,470 admitted students enrolled
Men
277 (17%) of 1,675 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
708
Students Accepting Wait List Position
290
Students Admitted From Wait List
120
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
9.7%
3.50 - 3.74
18.2%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 680 average , 610-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
35%
Score of 600 - 700
45.4%
Score of 500 - 600
17.5%
Score of 400 - 500
1.7%
Score of 300 - 400
0.4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 660 average , 600-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
26.7%
Score of 600 - 700
52.1%
Score of 500 - 600
20.4%
Score of 400 - 500
0.8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
30 average , 28-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
51.1%
Score of 24 - 29
38.4%
Score of 18 - 23
10.5%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 29
Score of 30 - 36
34%
Score of 24 - 29
49%
Score of 18 - 23
17%
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 30
Score of 30 - 36
51%
Score of 24 - 29
34%
Score of 18 - 23
15%
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 58%
Top quarter: 81%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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