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Academic Rigor
3.8125
Dorm Life
3.7179
Food and Dining
3.3250
Bang for the buck
4.1389
Clubs and Activities
4.3846
Campus Safety
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Most Helpful Review for State University of New York at New Paltz
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Cristina from White Plains, NY
  • 9 out of 10 people found this review helpful

The statement I am learning a lot at SUNY New Paltz is really a hit or miss depending on who your professor is. I have learned a lot from some professors, but I truly feel that other courses were an utter waste of time. If you suspect your professor doesn't know what they are doing after a few days of class, I suggest dropping it right away and adding a different one.

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  • kayla from bronx, ny
  • Aug-02-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    wonderful school! there curriculum for first time students gives students a jump start to what awaits them for the next four years. the campus is very serene and beautiful as well. the dorms are neat, proper, and the overall life at new paltz is awesome.

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  • Luis from Newburgh, NY
  • Jan-26-2016 I am a current student here

    SUNY New Paltz has a very friendly learning community environment. Learning is centered around students and their needs. The academic programs reflect the realities of the workplace while encouraging critical thinking and professional mastery.

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  • Emmitt from Bronx, NY
  • Oct-21-2015 I am a current student here

    SUNY New Paltz is the perfect environment for those who love the idea of being away from home, but close enough to give your family a visit. It is such a beautiful campus with astonishing views every time the season changes. Almost everyone you meet here is very generous and would go out of their way to help you out with whatever you need.

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  • New Paltz, NY
  • Dec-02-2014 I am a current student here

    New Paltz is a fun, living learning and creative environment that advocates student growth in all qualities of life. New Paltz is accepting, faulty is respectful, students are friendly and willing to meet others. Schoolwork can be rigorous at times but experimental and intriguing at others.

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  • Jeremy from New York, NY
  • Nov-16-2014 I am a current student here

    SUNY New Paltz is a very diverse and open school. Most students get along and it feels like the entire student body is one big family. It is easy to make friends and to find people who are interested in just about anything, if you are someone who wants to start a business, a band, a fundraiser, or whatever random idea it may be, there will always be someone who will support you.

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  • Tiffany from Mount Sinai, NY
  • Oct-27-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a nice medium size campus and is surrounded by nature. The Dinning Hall food is average;I wish there was more variety. Most dorms do not have air conditioning unless it is one of the newer built dorms

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  • Niki from Pine Bush, NY
  • Apr-26-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are a commuter student, especially if you have a family of your own, this school is NOT going to make any effort to accommodate you! The teachers might, depending upon who you get. If you are going back to school, don't go here!

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  • Jay T
  • Mar-17-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is very good academically and socially. Most students here are open minded and friendly. There is a diverse student body and many clubs and organizations.

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  • Kaitlyn from Pleasant Valley, NY
  • Mar-15-2014 I am a current student here

    SUNY New Paltz has a beautiful campus and some of the friendliest students you will ever meet. Our art program is amazing and we have tons of evens on and off campus. The professors are helpful and the advisors are always available if you need someone to talk to.

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