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Colleges / State University of New York College at Old Westbury

State University of New York College at Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate69%
Acceptance Rate69%

SUNY Old Westbury Admissions

If you want to apply to SUNY Old Westbury, the application fee costs $50.

SUNY Old Westbury Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of SUNY Old Westbury's admissions stats.

SUNY Old Westbury 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 92%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 0%
Waitlist No

State University of New York College at Old Westbury Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for State University of New York College at Old Westbury.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 1 December 15
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to SUNY Old Westbury?

SUNY Old Westbury offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.

Some students apply early to help their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on State University of New York College at Old Westbury Admissions

Transferring to State University of New York College at Old Westbury

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to SUNY Old Westbury

SUNY Old Westbury has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does SUNY Old Westbury Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining 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 creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at SUNY Old Westbury

What does SUNY Old Westbury consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with SUNY Old Westbury for more information on admission factors.

SUNY Old Westbury 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to SUNY Old Westbury, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with SUNY Old Westbury's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Other Requirements Supplementary Essay
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into SUNY Old Westbury?

Students admitted to SUNY Old Westbury have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

SUNY Old Westbury considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

SUNY Old Westbury has 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, 92% of SUNY Old Westbury's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for SUNY Old Westbury?

What is a Good ACT Score for SUNY Old Westbury?

An ACT score of 0 means you fall in the 75th percentile for SUNY Old Westbury's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 0, and three out of four students scored lower than 0 on the ACT.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to State University of New York College at Old Westbury

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to SUNY Old Westbury.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is December 15.

Transfer students can enroll in SUNY Old Westbury during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

SUNY Old Westbury Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to SUNY Old Westbury?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to SUNY Old Westbury.

Does SUNY Old Westbury accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ SUNY Old Westbury accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to SUNY Old Westbury?

❌ No, SUNY Old Westbury is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is SUNY Old Westbury's acceptance rate?

✅ SUNY Old Westbury's acceptance rate is 69%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at SUNY Old Westbury?

✅ SUNY Old Westbury offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

Want To Learn More About SUNY Old Westbury?

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SUNY Old Westbury Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into SUNY Old Westbury? SUNY Old Westbury is a somewhat selective institution. The SUNY Old Westbury acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 68 out of every 100 applicants.


SUNY Old Westbury Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Dec 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Old Westbury is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Old Westbury is Dec 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY Old Westbury ACT Scores


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SUNY Old Westbury GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At SUNY Old Westbury, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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