SUNY College at Plattsburgh Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into SUNY College at Plattsburgh? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,105 out of 8,261 applicants or 50% were admitted making SUNY College at Plattsburgh a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. SUNY College at Plattsburgh typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 5,059 3,202 8,261
Accepted 2,415 1,690 4,105
Acceptance Rate 48% 53% 50%
Enrolled 558 405 963
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 24% 23%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that SUNY College at Plattsburgh regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to SUNY College at Plattsburgh.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 955. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1165 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 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 Composite 1060 1270
SAT Reading 530 650
SAT Math 530 620
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 20 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >63%
23 to 25 Avg + 50%-63%
21 to 23 Avg - 37%-50%
19 to 21 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 19 Low <26%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >63%
1165 to 1270 Avg + 50%-63%
1060 to 1165 Avg - 37%-50%
955 to 1060 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 955 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into SUNY College at Plattsburgh. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to SUNY College at Plattsburgh will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 6% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Good
3.25 to 3.50 23% Good
3.00 to 3.25 26% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 1% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College at Plattsburgh and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196246 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Plattsburgh.

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