Applying FAQ

Looking for information about test-optional admissions? Read our FAQ.

Test Optional FAQ

Test optional means students have the choice to include or not include test scores in their application review. UB supports SUNY’s decision to temporarily suspend SAT and ACT requirements for admissions. This temporary change of admissions eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021, spring 2022, fall 2022 and spring 2023 cycles.

Students will indicate their choice by answering “Yes” or “No” to the following question on the application: “Do you wish to have your standardized test scores considered as part of the admissions process?”

Read on for answers to frequently asked questions about test-optional admissions.