SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

SUNY 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

Founded in 1828, SUNY New Paltz 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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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-preparatory 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 Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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 transferred

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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