SUNY College at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz)

New Paltz, NY

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SUNY College at New Paltz

SUNY College at New Paltz Student Essentials

SUNY College at New Paltz Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hawks
Website: www.newpaltz.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,270
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,320
Retention Rate: 87%
Enrollment: 8,010
Year Established: 1828

About SUNY New Paltz

The SUNY College in New Paltz, New York, is committed to creating an intellectual public community by offering high quality liberal arts programs to students of all social and economic backgrounds.

The school honors its commitment to establishing a diverse community by encouraging students to live on campus. This allows students to reinforce what they learn in the classroom by getting involved in the exciting student life opportunities that New Paltz offers. More than 100 student clubs and organizations exist to enhance your education and connect you with both like-minded students and those with different interests.

Less than two hours outside of campus is New York City, where students can take advantage of the many educational, cultural and historical opportunities, as well as its many restaurants, exciting nightlife and unique shops.

Academics offered at SUNY are broad in range. Five schools within SUNY New Paltz have programs for you:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Education
  • Fine and Performing Arts
  • Business
  • Science and Engineering

Admissions are determined by the quality and strength of your high school career, ACT/SAT scores, personal essay and letter of recommendation you submit.

Tuition is set lower for New York residents.

Students who complete a FAFSA will be considered to receive federal financial aid through the form of Pell grants and loans.

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SUNY New Paltz Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave SUNY College at New Paltz 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I really liked the size of the school. It wasn't too big but yet not too small and close to home if i needed to come home for the weekend. The surrounding town also seemed to have alot to offer. A little gem tuked away.


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SUNY New Paltz Map & Location

SUNY College at New Paltz
One Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561


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Getting Around SUNY New Paltz

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for New Paltz, NY

Winter
Dec
39
21
Jan
34
15
Feb
38
17
Spring
Mar
46
26
Apr
59
36
May
69
46
Summer
Jun
78
56
Jul
83
60
Aug
81
59
Fall
Sep
74
50
Oct
62
38
Nov
51
31

SUNY New Paltz Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 6,707
Freshman Class 1,341
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 8,010

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 9%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 62%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 21%
Latino 9%
African American 4%
Caucasian 62%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 21%

Undergraduate 84%
Graduate 16%
Full-Time 86%
Part-Time 14%
Women 63%
Men 37%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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