6,733
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,568
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
44
44%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

State University of New York at New Paltz is a Comprehensive institution located in New Paltz, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561-2499
United States
Contact Ms. Kimberly A. Strano
Director of Freshman Admissions
Email: admissions@newpaltz.edu
Phone: 845-257-3200
Fax: 845-257-3209

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Operations Support And Secretarial Services Related Checkmark
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Finance And Financial Management Services Related Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geochemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,753
Applied
6,092
Accepted
6,733
Enrolled
44%
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Female Admissions

8,358
Females Applied
3,913
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,395
Males Applied
2,179
Males Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Portfolio for art program, audition for music and theater programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th Not reported Yes
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 594 560 640
SAT Math 577 540 620
ACT Composite 25 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,870
In-state
16,650
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,384
Full-time student fees
13,462
Room & board
8,862
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

11,568
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,457
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,252
Avg. Loan Aid
3,653
Avg. Grant Aid
5,106
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,733
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.32%
Black or African American 6.1%
White or Caucasian 61.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.03%
Asian 5.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.73%
Other 2.79%

Gender

Male (38.76%)
Female (61.24%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
SA Spring Concert, Dance Evolution and Spirit Weekend

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Association, Residence Hall Student Association, Outing Club, The Oracle Newspaper and United Greek Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
safety seminars, RAD Women's Self Defense

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

624
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 351
Part-time - 273
Male - 277
Female - 347