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SUNY College at Plattsburgh
SUNY College at Plattsburgh 101 Broad Street Plattsburgh, NY 12901 Phone: (518) 564-2000
  • General Information
    About SUNY College at Plattsburgh

    The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh prepares a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students for a wide range of professional pursuits, responsible citizenship, and ethical life based on a strong foundation in the liberal arts. The college is a selective public institution offering an affordable yet high-quality education. SUNY Plattsburgh supports students in the discovery and cultivation of collaborative leadership in their chosen careers and communities. We challenge students to think, learn, and excel through both close interactions with an outstanding faculty and staff and participation in rewarding experiential learning opportunities. We are committed to academic excellence, ethical values and practice, lifelong learning, and responsible citizenship in a sustainable global community. SUNY Plattsburgh contributes to the cultural enrichment and economic development of the Northeastern New York region. Academic programs, recreational activities, and community involvement and services embrace our distinctive location - near Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and Canada. Vision Statement We will be the public comprehensive college of choice by transforming lives through teaching, learning, research, and service.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Town: Distant
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 6,720
    Percent Admitted 48%
    Men Admitted 50%
    Women Admitted 47%
    Full Time Retention Rate 82%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 470 560
      Math 485 580
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 20 24
      English 18 23
      Math 18 25
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 7,462
    Native American 38.0
    Asian 128.0
    African American 291.0
    Hispanic 277.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,529
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 324

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