SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

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SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry can be found in Syracuse, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About two thousand students are enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

Many of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1060 to 1260, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 23 to 27. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the SUNY-ESF average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.45. SUNY-ESF has an acceptance rate of about 51% with 37% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall SUNY-ESF Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry was reported as 50.5% in Fall 2013 with over 1,540 applications submitted to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. 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

  • SUNY-ESF ACT Scores: 23 - 27
  • SUNY-ESF Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 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 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 43.1%
  • 2010-2011: 46.4%
  • 2011-2012: 46.8%
  • 2012-2013: 50.7%
  • 2013-2014: 50.5%
  • Projected SUNY-ESF Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 48.9%

How Does SUNY-ESF Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY-ESF is ten percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Le Moyne College61.9%
Cazenovia College78.0%
Morrisville State College59.0%
Colgate University26.4%
Wells College59.7%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SUNY-ESF (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score23 - 27
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