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SUNY Plattsburgh
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  • 4 Year
  • PLATTSBURGH, NY

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2.2.2024

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Report Card

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

About

101 BROAD ST
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
68%
SAT Range
1050-1240
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,421 / 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
$11,009 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

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
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 53 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 71 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 71 responses

Majors

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Congratulations - you're in! Are you wondering what to do next? Here's 7 simple steps to enroll at SUNY Plattsburgh: 1. Pay your deposit 2. Apply for financial aid 3. Complete your housing form 4. Submit your immunization and health forms 5. Receive advisement and register for course 6. Pay your tuition 7. Send your transcripts

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    58%
  • On Campus
    29%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,860 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
463
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Diverse
    34%
  • Unique
    34%
  • Stressed
    12%
  • Happy
    10%
  • Chill
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Passionate
    2%

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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. 75 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 81 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Community
    37%
  • Accommodating
    18%
  • Everything you need
    12%
  • Home away from home
    12%
  • Boring
    6%
  • Hard for minorities to meet if not EOP
    6%
  • Underrated
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
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. 29 responses

SUNY Plattsburgh Reviews

Rating 3.59 out of 5  809 reviews
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