If you want to apply to SUNY Old Westbury, the application fee is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
State University of New York College at Old Westbury offers early decision but not early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
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.
SUNY Old Westbury is amoderately difficult school to get into. SUNY Old Westbury evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, SUNY Old Westbury accepted 69% of all applicants., around 2,432 of the 3,545 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like SUNY Old Westbury, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
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 are 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to SUNY Old Westbury must submit the following items. Double check with SUNY Old Westbury's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Other Requirements||√||Supplementary Essay|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to SUNY Old Westbury have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. SUNY Old Westbury does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
SUNY Old Westbury 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 2021, 92% of SUNY Old Westbury's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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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.
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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
Can I defer my acceptance to SUNY Old Westbury?
Students who are admitted to SUNY Old Westbury must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does SUNY Old Westbury accept transfer credits?
SUNY Old Westbury transfer credits from accredited institutions. SUNY Old Westbury accepts:
Life Long Learning Credit
Does SUNY Old Westbury accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
SUNY Old Westbury accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to SUNY Old Westbury?
SUNY Old Westbury. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
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.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
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