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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. Ronald Brown
Interim Vice President of Enrollment
Email: admissions@potsdam.edu
Phone: 315-267-2180
Fax: 315-267-2163

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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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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences 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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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies 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

5,079
Applied
3,454
Accepted
3,063
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

3,242
Females Applied
1,156
Females Accepted
36%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,837
Males Applied
2,298
Males Accepted
125%
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 520 625
SAT Math 510 620
ACT Composite 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,070
In-state
16,980
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,641
Full-time student fees
13,900
Room & board
8,150
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

15,149
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,715
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,050
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,276
Avg. Loan Aid
4,403
Avg. Grant Aid
8,082
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,063
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.44%
Black or African American 12.27%
White or Caucasian 63.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.37%
Asian 1.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.18%
Other 2.72%

Gender

Male (38.1%)
Female (61.9%)

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 55%

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

Faculty

354
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 252
Part-time - 102
Male - 165
Female - 189
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