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Freshmen Applicants

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Freshmen Requirements

SUNY Cortland welcomes a freshmen class of approximately 1200 students annually.  In our admissions process we seek to identify well-rounded applicants who not only show the potential to succeed in a rigorous academic environment,  but also the desire to become active participants in the campus community.

Qualified applicants will have completed the recommended years (or units) of coursework in the following areas:

History- 4
English- 4
Mathematics- 3-4 
Science- 3-4 
Foreign Language- 3-4

Average GPA: 91
Average SAT/1600: 1120
Average ACT: 24

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The principal mission of theEducational Opportunity Programat SUNY Cortland is to provide access and support to students with strong academic and personal potential.  To be considered for EOP please complete the SUNY Application.  For more information on EOP, visit

EOP Transfer Verification Form

Fall Open House 2014

October 13

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Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator (NPC) is intended to help prospective first-time, full-time degree seeking students and their families estimate the "net price" of attending SUNY Cortland.