State University of New York: 2020 Requirements, Scores & GPAs
This is the go-to guide for getting into SUNY College at Brockport. We suggest you read until the end... Not only will we layout the exact GPA and test scores you should aim for when applying to State University of New York, but we’ll also offer creative ways to help your application stand out from the pack. We breakdown State University of New York statistics better than any article out there and show you how these have changed over time. Also, make sure to check out SUNY College at Brockport on CampusReel to see what it’s really like here. If you're interesting in transferring to State University of New York, the read our transfer guide. You can also use the below calculator to help determine your likelihood of acceptance at State University of New York
What GPA do you need to get into SUNY College at Brockport?
SUNY College at Brockport’s average GPA is 2.9. SUNY College at Brockport does require GPA. SUNY College at Brockport is currently selective. However, be aware that oftentimes schools in this GPA range are increasing their selectivity in hope of increasing “prestige”. We can’t read the minds of State University of New York application readers, but they likely want to increase the average GPA from 2.9 to 3.05 this year - to play it safe, we recommend striving for the 3.05 GPA.
*BEFORE CONTINUING PLEASE NOTE: GPA and “prestige” DO NOT mean a college is right for you. SUNY College at Brockport may seem amazing on paper, but you may hate it... That’s why 700,000 students transfer colleges every year - they end up going to the wrong school. It’s crucial to watch the videos on CampusReel and make sure you can envision yourself on State University of New York’s campus. These State University of New York admission statistics do not sufficiently tell you what a college or university is like.
What is SUNY College at Brockport’s acceptance rate?
Last year SUNY College at Brockport’s acceptance rate was 52.67. However, check out how the acceptance rate has changed over time.
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As you can see, SUNY College at Brockport is getting more and more difficult to get into. If this trend continue it’s likely that State University of New York will be even more competitive by the time you apply.
Acceptance rate alone does not indicate your likelihood for getting into State University of New York - it’s a very high level understanding of the true competition. Use the acceptance rate as a general guide for curating a list of 10-15 schools that fall into different ranges of competitiveness. Then, use the below data to get a deeper understanding of how your application will compare to the rest of the pool.
Does SUNY College at Brockport Require Test Scores?
SUNY College at Brockport requires that you either take the SAT or ACT. See the table below for how SUNY College at Brockport’s accepted students have performed on both tests. You may be wondering how many test scores should you submit. Generally, don’t freak out about taking the test too often. Industry consensus is that you can submit up to 6 tests as a reasonable limit.
SUNY College at Brockport SAT Requirements
SUNY College at Brockport’s average SAT score is 1100 - this is the sum of the math and reading portions of the SAT (the 1600 scale). Check out the below table for a deeper look into how students performed - it’s also very interesting to look at the average test score over time. The trend over time helps give insight into whether SUNY College at Brockport is getting more or less competitive.
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SUNY College at Brockport’s average SAT score is 1100. To be a competitive applicant for SUNY College at Brockport your SAT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 1020, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider SUNY College at Brockport a “target” school (one that you are likely to get into) you should aim for a score of 1180.
SUNY College at Brockport ACT Requirements
SUNY College at Brockport’s average ACT score is 65. To be a competitive applicant for SUNY College at Brockport your ACT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 56, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider SUNY College at Brockport a “target” school (one that you have a good chance of getting into) you should aim for a score of 74.
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SUNY College at Brockport Requirements
Now you know where you need to be for getting into SUNY College at Brockport from a grade and test score perspective. Let’s quickly outline what else you’ll need to provide for your application to get reviewed, and then we’ll move onto the most important section: differentiating your app.
How to get into State University of New York
Follow these steps to maximize your chances of getting into State University of New York. Everything you read above will help prepare you for what you need to achieve to have a shot at State University of New York, but these steps will take you even further in applying that knowledge and differentiating your application.
Main Academic Excellence that is in line with State University of New York admission standards.
- Score at least a 1100 on the SAT or 65 on the ACT.
- Maintain a GPA of at least a 2.9.
Join Extracurriculars that Align with State University of New York’s Values.
- Join your school band, a sports team or another group activity. If SUNY College at Brockport values music heavily, for example, then try to participate in an organization related to that topic.
- Volunteer in your hometown. Brockport has tons of ways to be involved beyond just the college. SUNY College at Brockport wants applicants that are also good ambassadors for the school - they want students who will give back to the local community and broader Brockport area in general.
- Spend your summer doing something that speaks to your values, personal growth, leadership qualities and other less quantifiable characteristics. State University of New York needs to see past your test scores and grades - they need to know that you will be a valuable and contributing member of their community. You are more than grades and test scores - your experiences should demonstrate that.
Prepare Your Application
- Write a stellar essay that shows SUNY College at Brockport something they can’t figure out from the other parts of your application. For a detailed guide on writing the best college essay, check this out.
- Get teacher recs that speak to your character. If you know what you’re majoring in and include that in your State University of New York app, try to have at least 1 recommendation from a teacher in that department.
- Apply Before the Deadline. Too many students wait until the last minute to submit their application, and too much can go wrong during this precious time window. Since many students are applying on the last day, it’s possible that State University of New York’s own system crashes. Don’t risk the added stress this can cause - submit your app a few days early.
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