SUNY College at Plattsburgh

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SUNY College at Plattsburgh can be found in Plattsburgh, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. SUNY College at Plattsburgh has an enrollment of about 5,500 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 980 (25th percentile) to 1180 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants accepted to SUNY College at Plattsburgh. We were able to estimate the SUNY College at Plattsburgh average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 58% with 17% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall SUNY College at Plattsburgh Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY College at Plattsburgh was reported as 58.5% in Fall 2020 with over 9,590 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into SUNY College at Plattsburgh?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for SUNY College at Plattsburgh has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 51.0%
  • 2017-2018: 52.9%
  • 2018-2019: 54.3%
  • 2019-2020: 58.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 51.4%

How Does SUNY College at Plattsburgh Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY College at Plattsburgh is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Champlain College85.2%
Saint Michael's College83.1%
Johnson State College77.8%
Middlebury College15.4%
Norwich University75.1%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SUNY College at Plattsburgh (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math490 - 590
Total Score980 - 1180
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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