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.
SUNY now requires that all students taking in-person classes to be vaccinated against
COVID-19, with limited exception. Please read the Spring 2022 policies and procedures for incoming students.
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
Applicants must provide:
- A completed application
- A non-refundable $50 application fee
- An official high school transcript/TASC scores/official college-level high school
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
A minimum high school GPA of 75 is required.
Additional Academic Considerations:
- Certain academic programs require a GPA of 80 or above. Please contact the Office
of Admissions for more information.
- Certain academic programs require two or more years of math and science coursework.
Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information.
- Test Optional: Beginning in 2020, SUNY Cobleskill is a test optional campus for entry
into the Spring 2022, Fall 2022, and Spring 2023 semesters. SAT and/or ACT scores
are not required for admissions but will be considered alongside other applicant materials
if you choose to submit them.
The Application Process, Step by Step
- Apply online using either the SUNY Application or the Common Application
- Submit a completed application and a $50 application fee. The application fee is waived for students applying under the Educational Opportunity Program or for those who qualify for a State University of New York Application Fee Waiver.
- Submit an official high school transcript or your TASC scores. If you took courses that carried college credits while in high school, please send
transcripts for those courses as well.
Your official high school transcripts should be sent to us by your high school, either
through an electronic service such as Parchment or through the mail. Please send mail
Admissions Office, Knapp Hall
106 Suffolk Circle
Cobleskill, NY 12043
- Submit any letters of recommendation or essays. These may be included as part of your application submission online or they can be
sent directly to the office of admissions by your guidance office.
- Check the status of your application regularly to make sure that everything you have sent us has been received. At this stage you’ll
also be given log-in information for your Banner account.
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
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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
International Students EOP Students Part-Time/Non-Matriculated Students
Transfer Students Readmission