Admission to the freshman class at New Paltz is very competitive
New Paltz typically receives in excess of 14,000 applications for a freshman class of 1,100.
The following are the important factors in a freshmen application review:
A college preparatory program containing the following five core subject areas is strongly recommended:
Information for home school/correspondence school applicants can be found here.
Information on Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) admission can be found here.
AN IMPORTANT APPLICATION NOTE!
SUNY New Paltz Admission uses email as its official method of communication. In order to assure that applicants receive all communications related to their application, applicants must make sure that the email address provided on their application is correct. Applicants should add SUNY New Paltz to their address books to avoid emails from newpaltz.edu being sent to spam folders.
|Freshman HS Average (mid 50%)||89.4- 94.3|
|SAT (CR + M) (mid 50%)||1090-1240|
|ACT (mid 50%)||24-28|
|EOP Freshman Class||125|
|EOP Freshman HS Average (mid 50%)||82.2-88.3|
|EOP SAT (CR + M) (mid 50%)||850-980|
|EOP ACT (mid 50%)||17-21|
* all information as of June 12, 2015
|New York State||92.8%|
|Other New York State||8.0%|
Early Action applications must be received and be complete by Nov. 15.
A decision will be available by Jan. 1.
EOP applicants are not eligible for this option because of additional EOP application requirements.
GENERAL FRESHMAN APPLICANTS
Early Action (not available to EOP applicants):
- Nov. 15
All other general freshman applicants:
- May 1
Seven-Year Medical Program applicants (not available to EOP candidates):
- Jan. 15
Seven-Year Optometry Program applicants:
(not available to EOP candidates)
- Jan. 15
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM APPLICANTS
- May 1
*All due dates are subject to change without notice.
VETERANS and MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS
Veterans or military service members and/or their spouses and children should contact Jason F. Gilliland, Coordinator of Veteran and Military Services, at 845-257-3120 or email@example.com for further information.
Congratulations on your acceptance to SUNY New Paltz! New Paltz offers a creative, diverse, challenging and supportive environment, where you can get a degree from a highly-selective university and an education rich in experiences that will last a lifetime.