SUNY at Binghamton (Binghamton University)

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SUNY at Binghamton can be found in Vestal, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 16,000 students enrolled per year at SUNY at Binghamton.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to Binghamton University. A score between 1800 - 2055 on the SAT exam, or 27 - 30 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Binghamton University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.55 - 3.78. Approximately 40% of all students which applied were admitted at SUNY at Binghamton, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 22% continued on to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Binghamton University acceptance rate 2015 will be around 41%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Binghamton University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY at Binghamton was reported as 42.9% in Fall 2012 with over 28,200 applications submitted to SUNY at Binghamton. 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

  • Binghamton University SAT Scores: 1800 - 2055
  • Binghamton University ACT Scores: 27 - 30
  • Binghamton University Average GPA: 3.55 - 3.78

How Hard Is It to Get into SUNY at Binghamton?

Applicant Selectivity: High

SUNY at Binghamton has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

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 Binghamton University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 39.7%
  • 2009-2010: 33.4%
  • 2010-2011: 40.1%
  • 2011-2012: 40.7%
  • 2012-2013: 42.9%
  • Projected Binghamton University Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 40.5%

How Does Binghamton University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY at Binghamton is twenty-nine percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ithaca College66.6%
SUNY College at Cortland46.8%
University of Scranton75.0%
SUNY College at Oneonta50.7%
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania88.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • 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 Binghamton University (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading590 - 675
Math630 - 710
Writing580 - 670
Total Score1800 - 2055
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score27 - 30
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