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Read the latest Admissions COVID-19 Updates and general College COVID-19 information and resources.

Choosing SUNY Orange will help you to maintain, stay competitive or advance in your career with methods of instruction that work the best for you.

Flexible Scheduling

We understand your time constraints and know that what works for one, doesn't work for all. We offer flexible scheduling and will do our very best to accommodate your needs. A large selection of courses are available in a variety of formats designed to fit your timetable and learning style.

  • Classroom - with campus locations in Middletown, Newburgh, and several satellite locations
  • Hybrid - a format that combines online instruction and classroom meetings
  • Online - conducted over the Internet and typically without regular meetings
  • Weeknight, daytime, summer classes, and a few Saturday classes

Available Support Services

We offer a broad range of services to help you complete your learning goals.

Career & Internship Opportunities

SUNY Orange offers career counseling and job placement assistance. Whether you are seeking a degree, need workplace credentials/ updated job skills or just a bit of direction, SUNY Orange has the tools necessary to facilitate your success.

Exploring Academics

Come explore SUNY Orange's available degree programs. We have dedicated faculty that will help you achieve your goals. Many of our degree programs prepare our students for future employment and transfer opportunities.

Students interested in one of our Health Professions program should review the application requirements for these selective admission programs located HERE

Application Process

1.Complete an online application

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2. Submit official high school transcripts or GED score report and diploma

*High School transcripts may be emailed to apply@sunyorange.edu and must come from the high school counseling office. GED score reports & Diplomas maybe emailed from the student to apply@sunyorange.edu as well.

3. Submit immunization records

English & Math Placement

All incoming students will have their Math & English Placement based on the following criteria:

  • For those students who need Math Placement, please complete the Math Placement Form for placement into the appropriate mathematics course. 

  • English placements will be determined based on students' high school GPA and the final grade in 11th grade English course. Please be sure to submit high school transcripts as soon as possible for review.

  • Any student who has earned a C or better in a college-level English or math course or who has AP or CLEP credits in math or English may submit a Placement Waiver Request and upload an unofficial college transcript or AP score report.

  • Students will be informed via email when their placement has been finalized. 

Once You're Accepted

  • Get connected and login to your SUNYOrange student portal
    • Students can check their Financial Aid status
    • Set-up Proxy to access important account information (Student Finances Tab)
    • Set-up their SUNY Orange email account
    • Check enrollment status through Student Academics Tab
    • Your acceptance letter will include your login credentials
  • Complete the mandatory New START Workshop Requirements
    When you have completed your placement tests and have been accepted, admissions will send you an email with instructions on how you can complete the New START Workshop requirements. You may also get information on your New Start eligibility by visiting the Accepted Student Portal under the Student Academics Tab in your MySUNYOrange account. Course registration will be completed at the on-campus New START Workshop.

  • Submit final high school transcripts (upon graduation) and/or official college transcript
    • High School transcript(s) faxed directly from the High School are acceptable.

  • Submit Certificate of Residency forms

Important Deadlines for Spring 2022 Enrollment

  • September 6, 2021 - Online application opens

  • November 15, 2022 - New START Workshop requirements become available

  • January 6, 2022 - Online application closes

  • January 17, 2022 - New START Workshop Online closes at 12:00 pm

  • January 18, 2022 - Virtual Advising Appointments close

  • January 20, 2022 - Spring semester begins

SUNY Orange offers a variety of opportunities for you and your family to visit our institution. Whether or you are student looking to get more information on your degree program or simply want to take a campus tour, we have the right event for you.

Plan your visit to SUNY Orange today!

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