Tuition & Fees

$8,148

$17,798

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
54%
12-17
12%
30-36
3%
24-29
43%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
58%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,799
Declined + 4,605
Total Received 9,404
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Public

5,215

undergraduate students

305

graduate students

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Codes

SAT 2544
ACT 2944

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Fun Facts

  • Because of its surprisingly strategic location, Plattsburgh, New York, was once a top Soviet nuclear strike target. The giant siren on the SUNY -- Plattsburgh campus was to warn of a nuclear attack.
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School Facts

SUNY College at Plattsburgh, founded in 1889, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. Its 300-acre campus is located in Plattsburgh, 60 miles from Montreal, Canada.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,520
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Plattsburgh, NY

300‐acre campus in Plattsburgh (population: 19,780), 32 miles from Burlington, VT, and 60 miles from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Branch campuses in Glens Falls, Johnstown, Potsdam, and Watertown. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Burlington. School operates transportation around local area. Public transportation serves campus.

SUNY — Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2697

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 9% of male students
 
9 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
54%
12-17
12%
30-36
3%
24-29
43%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
58%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
varies by program
School has early decision program no
Early decision program application deadline
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,799
Declined + 4,605
Total Received 9,404

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Carrie Woodward
Director of Admissions
P: 888 673-0012
F: 518 564-2045
admissions@plattsburgh.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,670
Room $8,050
Board $4,550
Additional fees $1,478
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $21,848
Average Financial Aid - $13,278
Total with Avg. Aid $8,570

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,278

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,277,688
State $7,039,281
Institutional $4,037,355
Other external $525,047
Total $20,879,371

Non-need-based

Federal $109,283
State $189,698
Institutional $2,847,282
Other external $150,842
Total $3,297,105

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), ECAC Hockey (Division III), SUNY Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescent Education
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Art Studio
Audio/Radio Production
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Adolescence Education
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration
Canadian Studies
Chemistry
Chemistry Adolescence Education
Childhood Education
Childhood Education/1-6/Special Education/Birth-6
Childhood Education/Grade 1-6
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Disorders/Sciences
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Cytotechnology
Digital Media Production
Ecology
Economics
English Adolescence Education
English Language Arts
English/Literature
English/Writing Arts
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Environmental Planning/Management
Environmental Studies
Expeditionary Studies
Finance
Fitness/Wellness
French
French/Adolescence Education
Gender/Women's Studies
Geography
Geology
Geology Adolescence Education
Geology/Earth Science
Geology/Environmental Geology
Global Supply Chain Management
History
History Adolescence Education
History/Teaching
History/Teaching Preparation
Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management
Human Development/Family Services
Individualized Studies
Information Technology
International Business
Journalism/Magazine
Journalism/Multimedia
Journalism/News Paper
Latin American Studies
Leadership
Liberal Studies
Literacy Education
Literacy/5-12
Literacy/Birth-6
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Adolescence Education
Medical Technology
Music
Natural Science
Nursing
Nutrition
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Adolescence Education
Physics/Engineering
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
School Counselor
School Psychologist
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Adolescence Education
Spanish/Latin American Studies
Special Education
Special Education Grade 1-6/Childhood 1-6
Speech-Language Pathology
Student Affairs Counseling
Television/Video Production
Theatre
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Undergraduate

94%

5,215
students

Female
57%
2,958

Male
43%
2,257

Graduate

6%

305
students

Female
78%
238

Male
22%
67

undergraduateFull-time

92%

4,822
students

Female
57%
2,705

Male
43%
2,117

undergraduatePart-time

8%

393
students

Female
65%
253

Male
35%
140

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
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

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
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 Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

International Students

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

International Student Contact

Jacqueline Girard Vogl
Assistant Vice President, International Enrollment Management
518 564-3287
jackie.vogl@plattsburgh.edu

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