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Your college-bound student is in the process of making a significant life-changing decision, and when it comes to college, we understand that you are the primary influencer in your student’s world right now. As you advise your student on their academic path, our team is available and excited to guide your family through the exploration, application, and enrollment steps for FSC. 

Parent Events

Attend one of our informational Admissions Events to learn more about Farmingdale State College.

Admissions Deadlines & Requirements

General Admissions

Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1 (unless noted below)
Spring: January 20 (unless noted below)

Average Scores

GPA: A, B/B+
SAT: 1050-1100 (optional)

Specific Admissions Requirements by Major

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.

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Be A Ram!

It all starts with an application. Apply Now!

Beginning August 1, students can apply online for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Incoming Freshman applicants can choose to apply using the SUNY Application or the Common Application.

If your college-bound student is applying to only SUNY schools, utilize the SUNY Application for all of your applications. If they are applying to both public and private schools, using the Common Application is recommended.

Official High School Transcript or GED

Please speak with your school counselor about submitting your documentation digitally. Counselors can submit your documents through the following:

If you are homeschooled, you will need to provide the following documents:

  • High School Transcript
  • Letter from Home District
  • Home Schooled Applicant Letter from the District Superintendent

If you are unable to submit a transcript digitally, send it by mail: 

Farmingdale State College
Office of Admissions
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, New York 11735

If you have questions or concerns regarding submitted documents please email Admissions Processing.

Letters of Recommendation Two letters recommended
Mid-Year Transcript Request your High School Counselor to provide it to FSC
Official SAT or ACT Scores

Scores should be reported directly from the testing agency.

SAT Code: 2526 / ACT Code: 2918

Final Transcript Sent by High School Counselors
Resume Word or PDF files requested
College Credits If credits are not from Farmingdale State College, please contact the college's Registrar's Office to request that transcript be sent.
AP Score Report Send through CollegeBoard

Submit Financial Aid documents through the Secure Document Upload form

A Document Drop Box is available for submission of unofficial documents as well as any additional requested materials. We accept Word documents, PDFs, or scanned image files. You will need to login using your FSC Ram Portal username and password. You will receive this information by email after you apply.

You are one step closer to becoming a part of the Farmingdale State College community.

FSC Ram Portal

The personalized FSC RAM Portal will help you keep track of everything that you need to do to make your application complete and ready for review.

When logging in for the first time, please use the email address that you used to apply. An email has been sent to you with the subject "Thank you for applying to Farmingdale State College" and includes a temporary PIN and instructions that you can use to sign in. If you did not receive the email, click "Forget Your Password?" and enter your email address to receive a new PIN.

Please contact the Office for Admissions if you have any trouble signing in.

Last Modified 7/11/22