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School Counselor Information

Our Admissions team is eager to help you and your students discover if Farmingdale is a fit. Whether you have questions about admissions requirements for degree programs or would like an update on a student's application, we are here for you.

What's New at FSC

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Visit our Campus

Group Tours 

Looking to tour Farmingdale's campus with a group of potential students? We offer group visits throughout the academic year and can provide a comprehensive experience for your high school, community college, or community based organization. Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance. We ask to keep groups under 40 students plus chaperones. Learn more details and register for a group tour today!
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Guide Your Students Towards Success 

Counselor Tours 

At FSC, we believe that a student's college success is dependent on its compatibility, and you play a crucial role in their initial exposure. We are committed to supporting counselors by providing tools and knowledge to enhance their professional expertise. Join us for one of our counselor tours to visit the campus, interact with admissions professionals, gaining insights into the application process, our distinct culture, and educational philosophy. Learn more and register today!

Admissions Deadlines & Requirements

The majority of our applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Fall and Spring applications open on the same date. Below are the application deadlines to be considered for the Fall and Spring semesters. 

  • Applications Open: August 1
  • Fall Semester Deadline: June 1 (unless noted below)
  • Spring Semester Deadline: January 3 (unless noted below) 

Our general majors, Liberal Arts & Sciences (AAS) and Science, Technology & Society (BS), are excellent interdisciplinary programs that allow students to explore their interests over a breadth of topics. 

Besides, our general programs, each major has their own specific admissions requirements. Be sure to review the programs you are interested in to guide you through your admissions application process.

Average Scores

  • HS GPA: 85+ (depending on program)
  • Educational Opportunity Program HS GPA: 77-83 
  • SAT Score: 850-1050 (optional)

Please view the Admissions Requirements by Major at the link below. 

Admission Requirements by Major

Our specialty programs have hard deadlines compared to our rolling programs. We encourage your students to attend an information session and review the program brochure to ensure application success. 

Nursing (BS)

Dental Hygiene (BS)

Aeronautical Science: Professional Pilot (BS)

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Be A Ram!

It all starts with an application. Apply Now!

Incoming Freshman can apply through the SUNY Application or the Common Application. Use the SUNY Application for all SUNY schools and consider the Common Application for a mix of public and private schools.

Farmingdale reviews applications on a rolling basis unless noted otherwise. To ensure plenty of time to prepare potential incoming students, please submit Fall 24 applications by May 1. 

We are SAT/ACT Test optional through Fall 2024.
School Counselors can track their students' application status on Slate.

Explore the Educational Opportunity Program, supporting historically disadvantaged students in reaching their full potential. 


Last Modified 3/13/24