SUNY College at Potsdam Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to SUNY-Potsdam. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to SUNY-Potsdam.

What are your chances at SUNY-Potsdam?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SUNY-Potsdam or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At SUNY-Potsdam, 25.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for SUNY College at Potsdam, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for SUNY-Potsdam?

    SUNY-Potsdam requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Recommended of Some
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, SUNY-Potsdam also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    SUNY-Potsdam requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are SUNY College at Potsdam’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down SUNY-Potsdam transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for SUNY College at Potsdam transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to SUNY-Potsdam on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is SUNY College at Potsdam’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, SUNY-Potsdam received 730 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 489 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for SUNY-Potsdam is 66.99%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into SUNY-Potsdam. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at SUNY-Potsdam?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SUNY-Potsdam or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

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    Additionally, of the 489 accepted transfer students, 223 students enrolled - that means the yield was 45.6%.

    SUNY-Potsdam accepts 67 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford SUNY-Potsdam

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    What are the SUNY College at Potsdam transfer GPA requirements?

    SUNY-Potsdam requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, SUNY-Potsdam requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for SUNY-Potsdam

    SUNY-Potsdam has noted the additional policies: Minimum 3.0 GPA required of education program applicants..

    Will you enjoy transferring to SUNY-Potsdam?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to SUNY-Potsdam. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Potsdam...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at SUNY-Potsdam is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to SUNY-Potsdam then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into SUNY-Potsdam

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the SUNY-Potsdam website for more info.
    SUNY-Potsdam accepts 66.99% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into SUNY-Potsdam, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.2 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.33. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of SUNY-Potsdam students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 510 600 555
    SAT Reading 530 630 580
    2018 Total SAT Score 1040 1230 1135
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 0 0 0
    ACT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total ACT Score 0 0 0

    SUNY College at Potsdam’s average SAT score is 1135. To be a competitive applicant for SUNY College at Potsdam your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at SUNY-Potsdam?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SUNY-Potsdam or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

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