SUNY College at Potsdam: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2798 of 14,131 In the World
#825 of 2,597 In North America
#758 of 2,496 In the United States
#74 of 221 In New York State
#2 of 2 In Potsdam
#564 of 1,081 For Music

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
2,842
Graduates
242
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
www.potsdam.edu

SUNY College at Potsdam Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 72% 69% 73%
Applicants 4,450 1,658 2,792
Admissions 3,189 1,141 2,048
Freshmen enrolled full time 529 189 340
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

2,218 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

746 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2063 (68%)
Hispanic 379 (12%)
Black or African American 330 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 94 (3%)
Two or more races 89 (3%)
Asian 53 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 20 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 11 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,989
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,070$11,310
Tuition in-state $7,070$11,310
Tuition out-of-state $16,980$23,100
Fee in-district $1,484$1,284
Fee in-state $1,484$1,284
Fee out-of-state $1,484$1,284

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,715
Combined charge for room and board $13,950
Room charge $8,150
Meal charge $5,800

SUNY College at Potsdam Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Elementary Education and Teaching 31 57
Music Teacher Education 59 23
Business Administration and Management, General 65 9
Psychology, General 47
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 38
Communication, General 34
Mathematics, General 29 3
Public Health Education and Promotion 27
History, General 26
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 22
Curriculum and Instruction 19
Creative Writing 18
Music Performance, General 14 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 14
Environmental Studies 14
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 14
Music Management 13
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 13
Digital Arts 12
English Language and Literature, General 12
Sociology, General 12
Reading Teacher Education 12
Computer Science 11
Dance, General 10
Political Science and Government, General 8
Special Education and Teaching, General 8
Physics, General 7
Biology Teacher Education 7
Geology & Earth Science, General 7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 6
Archeology 6
Music History, Literature, and Theory 6
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Anthropology, General 5
Earth Science Teacher Education 4
Music, General 4
International & Globalization Studies 4
Biochemistry 3
Chemistry, General 3
Writing, General 3
Fine and Studio Arts Management 3
Educational & Instructional Technology 3
Philosophy 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Business & Managerial Economics 2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1
Economics, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
Women's Studies 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 1
Grand Total 608 161
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 43% 56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
527
Citations
8,222

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
156 / 1,472
Chemistry
106 / 3,888
Engineering
73 / 2,134
Mathematics
68 / 744
Biology
63 / 1,986
Physics
62 / 2,070
Environmental Science
62 / 1,736
Psychology
58 / 717
Math Teachers
53 / 538
Art & Design
50 / 400
Materials Science
48 / 1,530
Sociology
44 / 441
Computer Science
42 / 494
Education Majors
32 / 307
Medicine
28 / 234
Inorganic Chemistry
26 / 1,137
Geology
26 / 626
Business
24 / 153
Demography
19 / 468
Economics
19 / 184
Ecology
18 / 709
Political Science
18 / 145
Nanotechnology
16 / 531
Music
16 / 164
History
16 / 29
Paleontology
15 / 456
Law
13 / 104
Creative Writing
12 / 178
Health Science
12 / 44
Chemical Engineering
12 / 327
Political Economy
12 / 82
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 153
Biochemistry
10 / 537
Petrology and Geochemistry
9 / 161
Philosophy
9 / 8
Art History
9 / 0
Multimedia
8 / 62
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
8 / 104
Social Psychology
8 / 20
Applied Mathematics
7 / 104

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 11
1992 2 16
1993 5 31
1994 2 27
1995 5 17
1996 6 27
1997 12 18
1998 2 44
1999 6 24
2000 6 52
2001 14 63
2002 17 80
2003 11 100
2004 15 163
2005 12 190
2006 18 169
2007 36 256
2008 27 266
2009 15 296
2010 34 398
2011 25 447
2012 27 520
2013 17 555
2014 38 531
2015 37 673
2016 43 664
2017 31 815
2018 26 763
2019 33 903
2020 20 1013
2021 34 1115

SUNY College at Potsdam alumni

  1. T. Coraghessan Boyle

    T. Coraghessan Boyle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Thomas Coraghessan Boyle, also known as T. C. Boyle and T. Coraghessan Boyle, is an American novelist and short story writer. Since the mid-1970s, he has published sixteen novels and more than 100 short stories. He won the PEN/Faulkner award in 1988, for his third novel, World's End, which recounts 300 years in upstate New York.

  2. Chris Lee

    Chris Lee
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Chris Lee is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who last played with Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), where he won the Gagarin Cup in 2014, and 2016

  3. Stephanie Blythe

    Stephanie Blythe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Stephanie Blythe is an American mezzo-soprano who has had an active international career in operas and concerts since the early 1990s. She is particularly associated with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, with whom she has performed annually since her debut with the company in 1995. In 2014 she starred as Gertrude Stein in the world premiere of 27, an opera composed by Ricky Ian Gordon with libretto by Royce Vavrek, and commissioned for her by the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

  4. William Buell Richards

    William Buell Richards
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1815-1889 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    judgepoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Sir William Buell Richards, was the first Chief Justice of Canada.

General info

Alternative names SUNY Potsdam
SUNY-Potsdam
Founded 1816
Motto To learn, to search, to serve
Colors maroon, gray
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff 647
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, New York, 13676-2294
United States
City population 15,000
Phone 3152672000
Fax +1 (315) 267 2163

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