If you are thinking about applying to SUNY Oneonta, the application fee is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from SUNY Oneonta by January 1.
|SUNY Oneonta 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Mean SAT Score||1125|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||91%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||20%|
State University of New York College at Oneonta does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! SUNY Oneonta will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.
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.
It is very difficult to get into SUNY Oneonta. SUNY Oneonta evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, SUNY Oneonta accepted 63% of all applicants, around 7,583 of the 12,070 students who applied.
Schools that are very difficult to get into, like SUNY Oneonta, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|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 SUNY Oneonta must submit the following items. Double check with SUNY Oneonta's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to SUNY Oneonta have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At State University of New York College at Oneonta, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||34%|
|3.25 and 3.49||42%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||2%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
SUNY Oneonta does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
SUNY Oneonta 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, 91% of SUNY Oneonta's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other SUNY Oneonta applicants, you should strive to earn between 1000 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At SUNY Oneonta 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a SUNY Oneonta student is 1125.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of SUNY Oneonta students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of SUNY Oneonta students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
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To be most competitive at SUNY Oneonta, you should strive to earn between 19 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for SUNY Oneonta's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for SUNY Oneonta students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to SUNY Oneonta. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in SUNY Oneonta during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to SUNY Oneonta?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to SUNY Oneonta.
Does SUNY Oneonta accept transfer credits?
SUNY Oneonta accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does SUNY Oneonta accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
SUNY Oneonta accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to SUNY Oneonta?
SUNY Oneonta is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is SUNY Oneonta's acceptance rate?
SUNY Oneonta's acceptance rate is 63%.
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How hard is it to get into SUNY Oneonta? SUNY Oneonta is a very selective institution. The SUNY Oneonta acceptance rate is 63%. This means that the institution accepts 62 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Oneonta is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Oneonta is Continuous processing.
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 SUNY Oneonta is 23. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into SUNY Oneonta. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1000 to 1250
1000 and Less
The median SAT score for SUNY Oneonta students is 1125. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to SUNY Oneonta, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at SUNY Oneonta.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At SUNY Oneonta, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. 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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