If you are thinking about applying to Siena College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 15 and the application fee costs $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 15.
Siena College offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is October 15, which is coming up fast! Siena College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 7.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission. In 2021, Siena College waitlisted 451 students. Of those, 448 eventually got in.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Siena College must submit the following items. Double check with Siena College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Siena College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 62% submitted a class rank. At Siena College 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Siena College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||16.9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||35.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||32.5%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||0.9%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Siena College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Siena College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 69% of Siena College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 16% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Siena College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1060 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Siena College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Siena College student is 1151.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Siena College students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Siena College students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Siena College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Siena College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Siena College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Siena College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Siena College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Siena College.
Does Siena College accept transfer credits?
Siena College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Siena College accepts:
CLEP subject tests Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Siena College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Siena College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Siena College?
No, Siena College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Siena College is Feb 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Siena College is Aug 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Siena College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Siena College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1230 and Above
1060 to 1230
1060 and Less
The median SAT score for Siena College students is 1151. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Siena College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Siena College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Siena College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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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