SUNY College--Potsdam

Potsdam, NY

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SUNY College—Potsdam, located in Potsdam, New York, is a public institution founded in 1816. Situated in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, SUNY Potsdam is known for its liberal arts and teacher education programs, as well as the world-renowned The Crane School of Music, the nation’s oldest and largest music school devoted to primarily to the preparation of public school music teachers.

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44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1816

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
67.6% accepted

2014-2015 Tuition

May 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$17,203 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

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

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Computer science, Multicultural education, Curriculum and instruction, Educational/instructional technology, Special education and teaching, general, Elementary education and teaching, Kindergarten/preschool education and teaching, English/language arts teacher education, Mathematics teacher education, Music teacher education, Reading teacher education, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Social studies teacher education, Biology teacher education, Chemistry teacher education, Drama and dance teacher education, French language teacher education, Physics teacher education, Earth science teacher education, Education, other, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, Writing, general, Creative writing, Rhetoric and composition, English language and literature/letters, other, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Philosophy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Criminal justice/safety studies, Anthropology, Archeology, Economics, general, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Women's studies, Visual and performing arts, general, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Dramatic/theatre arts and stagecraft, other, Art/art studies, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Music performance, general, Music theory and composition, Musicology and ethnomusicology, Music, other, Music management, Health and wellness, general, Public health education and promotion, Community health and preventive medicine, Business administration and management, general, Organizational leadership, Business/managerial economics, Labor and industrial relations, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer science, Environmental engineering technology/environmental technology, Linguistics, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Arabic language and literature, Foods, nutrition, and wellness studies, general, Pre-law studies, Creative writing, Rhetoric and composition, Literature, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Environmental science, Museology/museum studies, Classical, ancient mediterranean and near eastern studies and archaeology, Outdoor education, Philosophy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Criminal justice/safety studies, Public administration and social service professions, Anthropology, Medical anthropology, Archeology, Economics, general, Political science and government, general, Asian studies/civilization, African-american/black studies, American indian/native american studies, Women's studies, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, other, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Technical theatre/theatre design and technology, Acting, Film/cinema/video studies, Art/art studies, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Music management, Health and wellness, general, Public health education and promotion, Rehabilitation and therapeutic professions, other, Business administration and management, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Journalism, Journalism, other

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 3,681
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,573
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 96

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, equestrian, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 3 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 20 24 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 3
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 12 20 3
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 3 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 44 36 36
Liquor law violations 14 11 13
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 31 26 29
Liquor law violations 2 2 2
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 3 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.