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SUNY Potsdam
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  • 4 Year
  • POTSDAM, NY

Report Card

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

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SUNY Potsdam is a public college located in Potsdam, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,977 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the SUNY Potsdam acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Business, Music Teacher Education, and Psychology. Graduating 61% of students, SUNY Potsdam alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,500.

About

44 PIERREPONT AVE
POTSDAM, NY 13676
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
State University of New York Athletic Conference

SUNY Potsdam Rankings

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SUNY Potsdam Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$13,454 / 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
$10,038 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 42 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 42 responses

Majors

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
    4%
  • On Campus
    96%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,977 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
86
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Kind and accepting
    46%
  • Chill
    25%
  • Most seem intelligent
    17%
  • Here for education, not involve with activities
    8%
  • Mostly Crane kids if you're into that
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 51 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 71 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Welcoming
    47%
  • Unique
    16%
  • Small
    13%
  • Dope
    6%
  • Persuasive
    6%
  • A community
    3%
  • All encompassing
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 28 responses

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