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State University of New York College at Potsdam

Potsdam, NY

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY  13676
United States
Contact Mr. Thomas Nesbitt
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@potsdam.edu
Phone: 315-267-2180
Fax: 315-267-2163

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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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 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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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

6,523
Applied
4,130
Accepted
3,298
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

3,902
Females Applied
2,604
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,521
Males Applied
1,526
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
87
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: DVD audition for music

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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

1,592
Full-time student fees
13,390
Room & board
7,760
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,257
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,818
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,956
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,229
Avg. Loan Aid
3,879
Avg. Grant Aid
8,301
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,298
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.43%
Black or African American 12.83%
White or Caucasian 61.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.67%
Asian 2.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 2.7%
Other 3.31%

Gender

Male (40.27%)
Female (59.73%)

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 59%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
First Saturday, Welcome Weekend Carnival and Loko Festival

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Crane Student Association, Black Student Alliance, SOCO LOCO and Musical Theatre Organization

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
RAVE Guardian, Video Surveillance System, security escort service, self-defense education

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball No No No
Rugby No No No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

346
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 254
Part-time - 92
Male - 168
Female - 178