Reach out to Schenectady County Community College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here is an overiew of some of SCCC's admissions stats.
|SCCC 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||6%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Schenectady County Community College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
SCCC does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into SCCC is not competitive. SCCC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, SCCC accepted 69% of all applicants, about 3,985 from 5,769 applicants.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like SCCC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.
SCCC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine. Curious about the factors that are considered by SCCC during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
Make sure to check with SCCC for more information on admission factors.
Make sure to check in with SCCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
SCCC has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school. At SCCC 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 56% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
At Schenectady County Community College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to SCCC directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
SCCC does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
SCCC 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.
For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to SCCC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in SCCC during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to SCCC?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to SCCC.
Does SCCC accept transfer credits?
✅ SCCC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Do I have to submit test scores to SCCC?
✅ SCCC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is SCCC's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for SCCC is 69%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at SCCC?
❌ SCCC does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into SCCC? SCCC is a open admission institution. The SCCC acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SCCC is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SCCC is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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