SUNY -- New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

SUNY -- New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,502

$18,412

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
44%
500-599
41%
400-499
9%
700-800
8%
600-699
36%
500-599
49%
400-499
7%
30-36
12%
24-29
61%
18-23
25%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,517
Declined 7,908
Total Received 14,425
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Public

6,807

undergraduate students

950

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 7,757
Established in 1828
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Stewart International

SUNY — 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
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Association
  • Residence Hall Student Association
  • Outing Club
  • The Oracle Newspaper
  • United Greek Association

Top Events

  • SA Spring Concert
  • Dance Evolution
  • Spirit Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • safety seminars, RAD Women's Self Defense

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
88%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
44%
500-599
41%
400-499
9%
700-800
8%
600-699
36%
500-599
49%
400-499
7%
30-36
12%
24-29
61%
18-23
25%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline May 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,517
Declined 7,908
Total Received 14,425

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,335

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room & board $13,928
Additional fees $1,432
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $1,200
Total $25,130
Average Financial Aid - $5,335
Total with Avg. Aid $19,795

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Related Services, Other
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
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 Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
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
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geochemistry
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Music, General
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

7,757

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

6,807
students

Female
63%
4,278

Male
37%
2,529

12%

950
students

Female
74%
701

Male
26%
249

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

6,291
students

Female
63%
3,961

Male
37%
2,330

8%

516
students

Female
62%
317

Male
38%
199

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 62%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

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
21%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

843

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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