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Can I get into Purchase College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,235 out of 7,928 applicants or 41% were admitted making Purchase College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. SUNY at Purchase College typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||27%||24%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY at Purchase College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 935. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1145 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>54%|
|1145 to 1250||Avg +||41%-54%|
|1040 to 1145||Avg -||29%-41%|
|935 to 1040||Reach||19%-29%|
|Less than 935||Low||<19%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into SUNY at Purchase College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY at Purchase College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Purchase College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||28%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 55 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to SUNY at Purchase College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196219 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Purchase College.