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SUNY Plattsburgh
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  • 4 Year
  • PLATTSBURGH, NY

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

101 BROAD STREET
PLATTSBURGH, NY 12901
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
State University of New York Athletic Conference
From SUNY Plattsburgh

At SUNY Plattsburgh, you'll find nearly 70 majors at an affordable cost, endless hands-on learning opportunities, faculty mentors to help you make your dreams a reality, and free access to a variety of student support opportunities.

SUNY Plattsburgh offers more than 90 clubs and organizations, NCAA Division III teams, and recently renovated residence halls with opportunities to explore the Adirondack Park, Montreal, Burlington, VT and Lake Placid, NY all a short drive away. Attend a college truly above the rest!

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SUNY Plattsburgh Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
61%
SAT Range
980-1170
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,760 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,548 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

AACSB Accredited School of Business and Economics

academic spotlight

SUNY Plattsburgh offers 12 distinct AACSB accredited majors and minors within our School of Business and Economics. Led by distinguished faculty who have been both honored and published, our programs offer a global perspective that broadens both a your outlook and opportunities.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    71%
  • On Campus
    4%
  • Online
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,185 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
495
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Diverse
    48%
  • Unique
    36%
  • Happy
    16%
  • Stressed
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 61 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Community
    43%
  • Accommodating
    17%
  • Everything you need
    14%
  • Hard for minorities to meet if not EOP
    9%
  • Boring
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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Rating 3.57 out of 5  781 reviews
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