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: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,339
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,148 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,711
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,621
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,038

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

SUNY College at Potsdam Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 21414
English Language and Literature/Letters 51
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 32
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 7
Visual and Performing Arts 152
Grand total 27022

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,711
Out-of-state $18,621
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,751
Out-of-state $24,541

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 854 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 811 93% $10,038
Student loan aid 673 77% $6,716

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,853 87% $9,609
Federal student loans 2,430 74% $6,231

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,079 1,837 3,242
Percent admitted 100% 63% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 11% 13%

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

SUNY College at Potsdam Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,339
Undergraduate enrollment 3,063
Graduate enrollment 276

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
  • 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

*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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