SUNY College at Plattsburgh

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General Information

Admission Office

Kehoe Administration Building

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

(518) 564-2040

(888) 673-0012

Fax: (518) 564-2045

Contact: Richard Higgins

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

101 Broad Street

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

(518) 564-2000

Total undergrads: 5,736

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,028

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,602

Graduate enrollment: 622


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 49%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Canadian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Global supply chain management B
Hotel/Motel Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B
Travel/Tourism Management B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Computer Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

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

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytotechnology B
Fitness and wellness B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government 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.

SUNY College at Plattsburgh Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(518) 564-2000
Type of School:4-year, Public
Address:101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,520
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,734 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,866
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,716
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,497

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

SUNY College at Plattsburgh Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at SUNY College at Plattsburgh.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs19
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
English Language and Literature/Letters3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs292
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences151
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total117821

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at SUNY College at Plattsburgh.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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 Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,220

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid93197%
Grant or scholarship aid78381%$8,497
Student loan aid66869%$6,833

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,87472%$7,420
Federal student loans3,33862%$6,575

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for SUNY College at Plattsburgh. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled SUNY College at Plattsburgh students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants9,4043,5465,858
Percent admitted100%82%33%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%12%10%

Admissions Considerations

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

SUNY College at Plattsburgh Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,520
Undergraduate enrollment5,215
Graduate enrollment305

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

SUNY College at Plattsburgh Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • 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
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

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