SUNY Plattsburgh is an above-average public college located in Plattsburgh, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,894 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the SUNY Plattsburgh acceptance rate is 53%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 63% of students, SUNY Plattsburgh alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,200.
NCAA Division III (without football)
State University of New York Athletic Conference
SUNY Plattsburgh Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.41 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.49 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.49 responses
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.53 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.59 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.24 responses
SUNY Plattsburgh Reviews
The atmosphere and vibe on campus is very welcoming and friendly. Classes are great and so are the professors. Greek life is pretty common on campus but not stressed or forced on anyone. The dorms on campus (except whiteface!) are slightly above average and off-campus housing as well. The party scene is great, even when it gets cold (which it really does). Campus food is what you can expect for college). Diversity on campus is pretty good but practically non-existent off-campus. Fair warning: There have been incidents of racism and discrimination. However, I just finished my first year here and can say that I look forward to the next three!
I am currently a sophomore at SUNY Plattsburgh. I love the campus and people. I really like how classes aren't too big so you are able to be connected with professors. I am very involved throughout the school by being in Greek life. I have met so many great people along these past two years and I wouldn't want to attend school anywhere else! The thing I would like to see change throughout the campus, is the on campus dining. They should think about having more options.
There are so many opportunities at this college to get involved! So many clubs, activities, research opportunities, etc. I have been inspired by great professors to reach my academic potential and to step out of my comfort zone. Plattsburgh is also a beautiful location. 1 hour from Burlington Vermont, 1 hour from the Adirondack high peak region, and 1 hour from Montreal, and 10 minutes from the beach! Plattsburgh has lots of hiking trails on campus, a river, and a bike path on campus. Also, the dining halls are great. There is an organic Dining hall with a killer salad bar. There are plenty of options all around campus even for people who are vegan or gluten free.