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SUNY Plattsburgh
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  • 4 Year
  • PLATTSBURGH, NY

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  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
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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SUNY Plattsburgh is a public college located in Plattsburgh, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,420 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the SUNY Plattsburgh acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 68% of students, SUNY Plattsburgh alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,800.

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

SUNY Plattsburgh Rankings

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SUNY Plattsburgh Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1180
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$14,811 / 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
$9,768 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 55 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    66%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,420 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
451
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Diverse
    40%
  • Unique
    36%
  • Happy
    16%
  • Stressed
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 59 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Community
    45%
  • Accommodating
    15%
  • Everything you need
    15%
  • Home away from home
    12%
  • Hard for minorities to meet if not EOP
    9%
  • Boring
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
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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