SUNY College at Potsdam

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

44 Pierrepont Avenue

Potsdam, NY 13676

(315) 267-2180

(877) 768-7326

Fax: (315) 267-2163



Contact: Thomas Nesbitt

Director of Admissions
Main Address

44 Pierrepont Avenue

Potsdam, NY 13676

(315) 267-2000

www.potsdam.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,652

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 808

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,590

Graduate enrollment: 673

Setting

Rural 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: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Labor/Personnel Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

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

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Archaeology B
Economics 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 Potsdam Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(315) 267-2000
Website:www.potsdam.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.suny.edu/student/apply_online.cfm
Address:44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY 13676-2294
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,696
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,553 (96% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,964
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,814
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,253

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

SUNY College at Potsdam Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education11213
English Language and Literature/Letters31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts92
Grand total15219

* 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 Potsdam.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at SUNY College at Potsdam 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
In-state$7,964
Out-of-state$17,814
Books and supplies$1,340

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,174
Out-of-state$23,514

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid82197%
Grant or scholarship aid72185%$8,253
Student loan aid67880%$6,531

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,81078%$7,727
Federal student loans2,67974%$6,656

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for SUNY College at Potsdam. 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 Potsdam students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,4542,1733,281
Percent admitted100%68%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%15%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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

SUNY College at Potsdam Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,696
Undergraduate enrollment3,416
Graduate enrollment280

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 Potsdam Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • 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 (The Crane School of Music)
  • 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

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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