SUNY Plattsburgh

SUNY Plattsburgh

101 Broad St, Plattsburgh, United States
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Overview of SUNY Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh)

About this school

SUNY Plattsburgh, founded in 1889, is a public college of arts and sciences, business, and professional studies. It is part of the State University of New York system. Its 300-acre campus is located in upstate New York's Champlain Valley, 60 miles from Montreal, Canada, near Lake Placid.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,351
    • Men:2,275 Men (42.5%)
    • Women:3,076 Women (57.5%)

Location

Admission Information (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to State University of New York Plattsburgh is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
3
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
December 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
101 Broad Street
City, State, Zip
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681
Phone
(518) 564-2040
Fax
(518) 564-2045
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
53% of 9,643 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 5,925 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 3,718 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,129 (22%) of 5,101 admitted students enrolled
Women
695 (22%) of 3,184 admitted students enrolled
Men
434 (23%) of 1,917 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.27
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
27%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
563 average |520-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
24%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
16%
• Score 200 - 300
9%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |21-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
60%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,164|Out-of-state: $17,814 (32.35%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,988 (51.47%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,220 (4.83%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,862 (11.34%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


State University of New York Plattsburgh accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002849
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
893 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
689 (77.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
674 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
149 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$14,667
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 616 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,101
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 589 (87.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,639
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 236 (35.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
228 (22.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,264

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,838 (79.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,080 (80.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,026 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
600 (19.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$13,822
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,613 (86.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,694
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,630 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,274
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 788 (26.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
731 (15.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,261

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,865
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
International Students, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,684

Academics & Instruction (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


269

Part-Time Faculty


182

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


47%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 68% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
450,681
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
450
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


State University of New York Plattsburgh provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


60.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


63.0%

Programs & Majors (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (59)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Informatics
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Communication/journalism, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs

Campus Life (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Location & Geography

Population


19,898

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Montreal

Campus Size


265 acres

Weather


Temperature
11 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Plattsburgh
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Plattsburgh

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


50% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


50%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cardinal ('Burghy')
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, field hockey, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


State University of New York Plattsburgh offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student association, honor societies, student media organizations, service/leadership organizations, intramural and recreational sports

Sororities


16% of women participate

Fraternities


18% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,894

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,351
Women
3,076
Men
2,275

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.9% Asian
  • 9.6% Black/African-American
  • 12.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 68.4% White
  • 3.7% Unknown

International Students


6.5% from 65 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


368

Student Resources (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Study resources