Siena College

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Siena College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Loudonville, NY, a predominately suburban area. Nearly 3,800 students are enrolled at Siena College.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Siena College. A score within the range of 1500 - 1810 on the SAT exam, or 22 - 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Siena College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. Siena College sends acceptance letters to around 70 percent of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, around 13 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Siena College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Siena College was reported as 68.1% in Fall 2012 with over 8,080 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1500 - 1810
  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Siena College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Siena College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Siena College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 53.4%
  • 2009-2010: 60.2%
  • 2010-2011: 48.5%
  • 2011-2012: 62.8%
  • 2012-2013: 68.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 61.4%

How Does Siena College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Siena College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The Sage Colleges56.6%
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences63.4%
Maria College of Albany16.0%
Union College37.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Siena College (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math520 - 620
Writing480 - 590
Total Score1500 - 1810
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math23 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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