Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at State University of New York at New Paltz. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.newpaltz.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.newpaltz.edu/admissions/apply.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 62.02% and the yield is 17.76%. 3,030 men and 5,813 women applied to SUNY New Paltz and 1,904 men and 3,580 women students were accepted. Among them, 342 men and 632 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,8433,0305,813
Admitted5,4841,9043,580
Enrolled974342632
Acceptance Rate 62.02%62.84%61.59%
Yield 17.76%17.96%17.65%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 887 students (91% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 230 students (24%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and the 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 540 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 29 (75th percentile) and 24 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530630
SAT Math540630
ACT Composite2429
ACT Math2329
ACT English2026
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at State University of New York at New Paltz are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,078, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply State University of New York at New Paltz.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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SUNY New Paltz Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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