Freshman Admissions

At SUNY Cobleskill, our philosophy regarding admissions is simple. It should be as uncomplicated, transparent and efficient as possible.

To that end, we keep every required step of the process both easy to understand and easy to fulfill, and we are readily available to answer any questions or address any concerns that you might have.


When you're ready to apply to SUNY Cobleskill, you can do so using either the Common Application or the SUNY Application option. (Please complete and submit only one). A $50 non-refundable fee is required with either option.


Apply using the Common Application       Apply using the SUNY Application


Required Materials

Applicants must provide:

  • A completed application
  • A non-refundable $50 application fee
  • An official high school transcript/TASC scores/official college-level high school course transcripts
  • SAT and/or ACT scores


Recommended Materials

We strongly suggest that applicants also provide: 

  • Reference letters from teachers, employers, counselors, etc.
  • A personal essay or letter written by you highlighting something about yourself that you believe to be important and relevant, but that your grades and scores alone may not convey 

Academic Requirements

While academic requirements for acceptance may vary by program of study, students who enter SUNY Cobleskill as Bachelor Degree students typically have the following average qualifications: 

  • A GPA of 82 or higher
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 or more years of Math
  • 3 or more years of Science
  • 3 or more years of Social Studies
  • Additional electives or vocational/technical school credits (where appropriate)
  • An SAT score range of 900-1200 (on critical reading and math sections only)
  • An ACT composite score range of 19-26

For more details about specific program requirements, please contact the Admissions Office.


The Application Process, Step by Step

Once you’ve been accepted, visit our Accepted Students page to see a detailed list of everything you need to know and do before you arrive on campus.

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Application Status


Additional Admissions Procedures

International, EOP, and part time/non-matriculated students may follow a different application process or have additional steps. View information about each type of admissions procedure:


International Students        EOP Students        Part-Time/Non-Matriculated Students