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First-Year Applicants

Submit all of the following to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions: Students may apply online by visiting the College website at Students may also apply using the Common App (

1. Completed application form.

2. Official high school transcript (senior year grades, if available) or GED with a score of 2250 or better or TASC exam of 1000 or better.

3. Scores on either standardized test (SAT or ACT) are optional, but are required for students who want to be considered for certain accelerated Dual Degree Programs, NCAA Division II athletes and/or for those who have been homeschooled. International applicants are required to submit official scores from one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS, SAT or ACT.

4. One letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor.

5. Essay – students should reference the application for more details about essay options.

Students applying to any of the art or music programs must arrange for the review of an art portfolio or for a music audition by calling the respective department. Students may contact the Art Department at (518) 485-3900 and the Music Department at (518) 454-5178 to schedule appointments. Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to either of these programs.