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SUNY- New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

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SUNY--New Paltz, located in New Paltz, New York, is a public institution founded in 1828. SUNY—New Paltz is committed to providing high quality, affordable education to students from all social and economic backgrounds. Being situated in the scenic Hudson Valley midway between Albany and New York City provides unique opportunities to enrich the academic programs for students.

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Quick Facts

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

2012-2013 Tuition

$16,008 Tuition and Fees


6685 undergraduate students
38% male / 62% female


April 1 application deadline
43.6% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1828

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Education, General, Multicultural Education, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship, Secondary School Administration/Principalship, Superintendency and Educational System Administration, Educational Administration and Supervision, Other, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs, Special Education and Teaching, Other, Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Reading Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Education, Other, Education, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Engineering, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biotechnology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Mathematics, General, Mathematics and Statistics, Other, Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geochemistry, Physics, General, Physical Sciences, Psychology, General, Psychology, Social Sciences, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Social Sciences, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Theatre Literature, History and Criticism, Acting, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Photography, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Intermedia/Multimedia, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Metal and Jewelry Arts, Music, General, Keyboard Instruments, Visual and Performing Arts, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Mental Health Counseling/Counselor, Music Therapy/Therapist, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, History, General, History, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 6,685
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 6,081
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 358
Percent of male undergraduates: 38%
Percent of female undergraduates: 62%
Percent of international undergraduates: 2%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, swimming
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

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