5,351
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,822
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY  12901
United States
Contact Mrs. Erin Peters
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: hamm1417@plattsburgh.edu
Phone: 888-673-0012
Fax: 518-564-2045

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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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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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,643
Applied
5,101
Accepted
5,351
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

5,925
Females Applied
3,184
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,718
Males Applied
1,917
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.27
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3.4
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 530 600
SAT Math 563 520 590
ACT Composite 23 21 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,670
In-state
16,320
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,494
Full-time student fees
12,988
Room & board
8,258
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

13,822
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,667
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,118
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,065
Avg. Loan Aid
5,261
Avg. Grant Aid
7,694
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,351
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.72%
Black or African American 8.93%
White or Caucasian 63.93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 2.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.17%
Other 3.49%

Gender

Male (42.52%)
Female (57.48%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 50%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
President's Gala, Volunteer Opportunities and Plattsburgh's Got Talent/Best Dance Crew Competitions

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Association, Honor Societies, Student Media Organizations, service/leadership organizations and intramural and recreational sports

Campus Security & Safety

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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
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball 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
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

451
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 269
Part-time - 182
Male - 225
Female - 226