SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY, USA
3.41 Average Rating

With campus along the banks of the Saranac River, SUNY Plattsburgh is a 4-year liberal arts college in northeast New York State’s Champlain Valley. Part of the State University of New York system, SUNY Plattsburgh offers bachelor’s degrees in over 70 academic programs. For students interested in media studies, the SUNY Plattsburgh campus is home to Plattsburgh State Television and two campus radio stations, WARP and WQKE. To provide a recreational break from the classroom, SUNY Plattsburgh hosts over 20 intramural and club sports including dodgeball and ultimate frisbee.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
53%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
26%
Submitting ACT
85%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,719
Total Number of Undergrads
5,351
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
45%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,299
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$8,479
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$18,259
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$6,380

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
85%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,896
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
85%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,775
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,509

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
68%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,180
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$229
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
127
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
48%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Cardinals
School Colors
Red/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Albany
New York
Glens Falls
Burlington
Pittsfield
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
suny plattsburgh is a well known college for education and business as well as other majors and was one of the first colleges to be accredited. the populated town allows a wide variety of diversity among students. it is also a great opportunity to visit canada as it is so close and learn of another countries' history and culture.
Jenny from Brooklyn, NY
There is a very friendly atmosphere. Academically, this school is very rewarding and is frequently rated among the top 50 for New York State colleges. The SUNY Plattsburgh campus is very energetic, lively, and an extremely fun place to live in.
William from Ogdensburg, NY

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