In general, SUNY Cortland is known for being a highly selective selective school. Approximately 13,000 applications are received by the school annually. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 46 percent which equates to about 5,960 students being accepted to the institution. Around 20 percent of the 5,960 applicants who received the acceptance letter from SUNY Cortland chose to attend. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 43% and 56% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 59% were typically women chose SUNY Cortland after receiving the acceptance letter and 40% were men. Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to SUNY Cortland when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 21 - 26 or an SAT score between 1,090 - 1,230 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual credit. SUNY Cortland’s undergraduate application fee is $50. To submit your application to SUNY Cortland, you will need to file these required documents: Recommendations and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
12,942
Male 5,572
Female 7,370

 

Acceptance
5,959
Male 2,241
Female 3,718

 

Enrollment Total
1,208
Male 489
Female 719


Acceptance Rate
46%
Male
40.2%
Female
50.4%

 

Yield
20.3%
Male
21.8%
Female
19.3%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Recommendations
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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