State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,416

$18,326

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
530
75th
630
25th
540
75th
26
25th
20
75th
29
25th
23
75th
29
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,484
Declined 3,359
Total Received 8,843
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Public

7,684

undergraduate students

1,218

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

SUNY New Paltz, founded in 1828, is a public, multipurpose institution of arts and sciences. Its 216-acre campus is located in New Paltz, 75 miles from Albany.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,902
Established in 1828
Coeducational Coeducational

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216-acre campus in New Paltz (population: 14,066), 65 miles from Albany. Served by bus; air serves Newburgh (17 miles); train serves Poughkeepsie (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

State University of New York at New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY
12561-2443

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
530
75th
630
25th
540
75th
26
25th
20
75th
29
25th
23
75th
29
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,484
Declined 3,359
Total Received 8,843

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Admission test scores
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

65%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,975

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room $9,494
Board $4,800
Additional fees $1,346
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $24,510
Average Financial Aid - $8,975
Total with Avg. Aid $15,535

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,697,313
State $10,221,826
Institutional $75,738
Other external
Total $22,994,877

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $518,817
Institutional $517,939
Other external $652,574
Total $1,689,330

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 845 257-3250
F: 845 257-3568
fao@newpaltz.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Equestrian
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cheerleading, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, diving, equestrian sports, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, swimming, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, dance team, fencing, field hockey, fishing, flag football, golf, handball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA(Division III), SUNY Athletic Conference, United Volleyball Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geochemistry.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Jewelry Arts.
Journalism.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Metal Arts.
Multicultural Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Painting.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Sculpture.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Early Childhood/childhood Education/b-6
  3. Sociology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,902

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

7,684
students

Female
63%
4,845

Male
37%
2,839

14%

1,218
students

Female
72%
882

Male
28%
336

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

6,675
students

Female
63%
4,192

Male
37%
2,483

13%

1,009
students

Female
65%
653

Male
35%
356

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semseter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Mexico
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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