State University of New York at New Paltz: Ranking & Review

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New Paltz Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 497 1693
Top 10%

State University of New York at New Paltz Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate44%40%47%
Enrolled undergraduates1,1051,0996
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,5652,8724,693

7,545 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

185 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores950
Percent of students submitting SAT scores86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores282
Percent of students submitting ACT scores26%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

State University of New York at New Paltz Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,230 $34,080
Off-campus $24,880 $34,730
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,880 and other expenses per full academic year.

State University of New York at New Paltz provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,204 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,470 $16,320
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,305 $1,305
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $270 $680
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,870 $22,210
Fees for full-time graduates $1,305 $1,305
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $453 $925

Programs and Degrees

Education 196 213 409
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 283 56 339
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 260 260
Social Sciences 223 223
Visual and Performing Arts 202 20 222
Psychology 159 2 161
Health Professions and Related Programs 81 33 114
English Language and Literature & Letters 91 15 106
Engineering 51 47 98
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 79 1 80
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41 35 76
History 51 51
Physical Sciences 33 33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 27 27
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 24 24
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21 21
Mathematics and Statistics 17 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Grand Total1,8454222,267

A total of 1,845 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at State University of New York at New Paltz.

At the master's level 422 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate72%66%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesSUNY New Paltz
State University of New York at New Paltz
MottoTo learn, to search, to serve
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, orange
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,122
Instructional FTE442
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, New York, 12561-2443
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (845) 257 3209

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