Tuition & Fees

$8,033

$17,683

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
46%
500-599
42%
400-499
7%
700-800
5%
600-699
38%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
29%
24-29
41%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
62%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
30-36
22%
24-29
58%
18-23
20%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,375
Declined + 9,044
Total Received 15,419
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Public

6,692

undergraduate students

916

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2541
ACT 2938

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,608
Established in 1828
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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New Paltz, NY

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.

SUNY — New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 3% of male students
 
15 sororities 5% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
46%
500-599
42%
400-499
7%
700-800
5%
600-699
38%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
29%
24-29
41%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
62%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
30-36
22%
24-29
58%
18-23
20%

Admissions Facts

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

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,375
Declined + 9,044
Total Received 15,419

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lisa Jones
Dean of Admission
P: 845 257-3200
F: 845 257-3209
admissions@newpaltz.edu

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,606

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,670
Room $8,480
Board $4,162
Additional fees $1,363
Books & supplies $1,625
Total $22,300
Average Financial Aid - $11,606
Total with Avg. Aid $10,694

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,297,720
State $9,865,044
Institutional $52,532
Other external
Total $22,215,296

Non-need-based

Federal $62,740
State $429,990
Institutional $417,125
Other external $580,807
Total $1,490,662

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Maureen Lohan-Bremer
Director of Financial Aid
lbremerm@newpaltz.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
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 Directors

Stuart Robinson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA(Division III), SUNY Athletic Conference, United Volleyball Conference
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
royal blue and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence Education/Biology
Adolescence Education/Chemistry
Adolescence Education/Earth Science
Adolescence Education/English
Adolescence Education/Mathematics
Adolescence Education/Social Studies
Adolescence Education/Spanish
Adolescence Special Education/Literature Education
Adolescent Education
Anthropology
Art Education
Art History
Art Studio
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Biochemistry
Biology
Black Studies
Business
Business Administration
Business Administration/International Studies
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Ceramics
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Special Education/Literacy Education
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communication Media
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminology
Digital Media Production
Digital Media Programming/Management
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
English
Environmental/Geochemical Science
Finance
French
Geography
Geology
Graphic Design
History
Humanistic Studies
International Business
International Relations
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Literacy Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media
Mental Health Counseling
Metals
Music
Music Therapy
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Political Science
Printmaking
Psychology
School Building Leadership
School Business Administration
School Counseling
School District Leadership
Sculpture
Second Language Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Arts
Theatre Arts
Visual Art
Visual Art Education
Visual Arts Education
Women's/Gender/Sexuality 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

7,608

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

6,692
students

Female
61%
4,115

Male
39%
2,577

12%

916
students

Female
73%
667

Male
27%
249

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

6,190
students

Female
63%
3,844

Male
37%
2,346

8%

502
students

Female
54%
271

Male
46%
231

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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 Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semseter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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International Students

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

International Student Contact

Beth Vargas
Associate Dean for Center for International Programs
845 257-3125
international@newpaltz.edu

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