Admission to the freshman class at State University of New York at New Paltz is very competitive
SUNY New Paltz typically receives in excess of 14,000 applications for a freshman class of 1,100.
The important factors in the freshmen application review are:
A college preparatory program containing the five core subject areas is strongly recommended:
Information for home school applicants can be found here.
Information for online correspondence high school students can be found here.
Information on Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) admission can be found here.
*THE REDESIGNED SAT
In March 2016 the College Board began using the redesigned SAT test. SUNY New Paltz will begin accepting submission of the redesigned SAT for applicants beginning for fall 2017 admission.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org being sent to spam folders.
|Freshman HS Average (mid 50%)||90.0 - 95.0|
|SAT (CR + M) (mid 50%)||1090 - 1240 (old SAT)|
|ACT (mid 50%)||24 - 29|
|EOP Freshman HS Average (mid 50%)||83.0 - 89.0|
|EOP SAT (CR + M) (mid 50%)||820 - 960 (old SAT)|
|EOP ACT (mid-50%)||17 - 21|
* all information as of August 9, 2016
|New York State||95.4%|
Ulster, Dutchess, Orange Counties
Nassau & Suffolk Counties
New York City
Bronx, Kings, Queens, New York, Richmond Counties
Lower Hudson Valley
Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Counties
Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady Counties
|Other New York State||7.7%|
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):
- November 15
All other general freshman applicants:
- May 1
Seven-Year Medical Program applicants (not available to EOP candidates):
- January 15
Seven-Year Optometry Program applicants:
(not available to EOP candidates)
- January 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! SUNY 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.