If you want to apply to Farmingdale State College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is May 1 and the fee for the application costs $50.
Students who submit their applications to Farmingdale State College for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by November 1.
The following is an overiew of some of Farmingdale State College's admissions stats.
|Farmingdale State College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||30%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
These are the application deadlines for Farmingdale State College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||May 1||November 1|
Farmingdale State College does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Farmingdale State College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does Farmingdale State College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Farmingdale State College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Farmingdale State College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Farmingdale State College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Farmingdale State College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Farmingdale State College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Farmingdale State College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 30% of Farmingdale State College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Farmingdale State College students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Farmingdale State College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Farmingdale State College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Farmingdale State College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Farmingdale State College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Farmingdale State College.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by November 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Farmingdale State College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Farmingdale State College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Farmingdale State College.
Does Farmingdale State College accept transfer credits?
✅ Farmingdale State College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Farmingdale State College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Farmingdale State College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Farmingdale State College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Farmingdale State College?
✅ Farmingdale State College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Farmingdale State College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Farmingdale State College is 73%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Farmingdale State College?
❌ Farmingdale State College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Farmingdale State College? Farmingdale State College is a somewhat selective institution. The Farmingdale State College acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Farmingdale State College is May 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Farmingdale State College is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Farmingdale State College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.26. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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