State University of New York at New Paltz: Admission & Tests

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Below is a quick review of State University of New York at New Paltz general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
State University of New York at New Paltz admission requirements are pretty competitive, in 2015/16 this college accepted only 42% of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

State University of New York at New Paltz usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for instance, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
State University of New York at New Paltz requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at State University of New York at New Paltz is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Ability Test is a really important step of the application. 86 percent of applicants at State University of New York at New Paltz took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 630 on Critical Reading, from 490 to 620 on Math, and from 480 to 620 on Writing. So, if you got above 590 in SAT Critical Reading, 590 in SAT Math, and 580 in SAT Writing, this good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
560
590

SAT Math
460
560
590

SAT Writing
450
550
580

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a rather common step of the application at State University of New York at New Paltz. 26% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 22 to 28 on Composite, from 21 to 29 on English, from 21 to 27 on Math, and from 6 to 9 on Writing. Thus, if you got a score above 27 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, 26 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing, this should get you accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
20
25
27

ACT English
19
25
27

ACT Math
19
24
26

ACT Writing
6
8
8

Contact Admissions

Phone
(877)
696-7411
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at State University of New York at New Paltz, please contact this school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (877) 696-7411 or check State University of New York at New Paltz Website

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