New Paltz – State University of New York

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

100 Hawk Drive

New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

(845) 257-3200

(888) 639-7589

Fax: (845) 257-3209



Contact: Kimberly Strano

Director of Freshmen and International Admission
Main Address

1 Hawk Drive

New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

(845) 257-7869

www.newpaltz.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,707

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,335

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,195

Graduate enrollment: 1,498

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 39%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Music – General B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Logistics/Materials Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Special Education B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Education of Speech Impaired B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B

Engineering

Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Communication Disorders B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biopsychology B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geochemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

State University of New York at New Paltz Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (877) 696-7411
Website: www.newpaltz.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.newpaltz.edu/admissions/apply.html
Address: 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,608
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,887 (91% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,254
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,034
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 83%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,634

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

State University of New York at New Paltz Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at State University of New York at New Paltz.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 72
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 41220
Engineering 41
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 113
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 52
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 6
Visual and Performing Arts 117
Grand total 56540

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at State University of New York at New Paltz and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $8,254
Out-of-state $18,034
Books and supplies $1,625

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,474
Out-of-state $24,034

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 911 83%
Grant or scholarship aid 689 63% $9,634
Student loan aid 676 62% $5,988

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,771 56% $8,330
Federal student loans 3,500 52% $6,374

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for State University of New York at New Paltz. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled State University of New York at New Paltz students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 15,419 5,973 9,446
Percent admitted 100% 36% 44%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 7% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

State University of New York at New Paltz Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 7,608
Undergraduate enrollment 6,692
Graduate enrollment 916

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

State University of New York at New Paltz Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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