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SUNY College at Potsdam

Also known as SUNY-Potsdam

44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY

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SUNY College at Potsdam is a public school that has a large number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Potsdam, New York, in a predominantly rural area. SUNY College at Potsdam has an annual student enrollment of over four thousand.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • History

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. This school accepts roughly 60% of applicants annually. Of those accepted, nearly 28% of students enrolled. More information from the admissions office can be found at potsdam.edu.

The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay approximately $7,200 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $17,000 per year. Housing may be available for those that want to live on-campus for around a cost of $6,300 annually. This school may offer financial aid for students that qualify in the form of grants and loans.

SUNY College at Potsdam participates in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA's State University of New York Ath Conf in Basketball.

Students may visit the school's http://www.potsdam.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates SUNY-Potsdam accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at SUNY College at Potsdam is around 3,900 students. The student body is made up of 93% undergraduate students and 22% graduate students.

$13,700

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $6,500-$7,800
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $16,000-$19,580
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $270-$320 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $680-$820 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$7,458
Receiving Student Loans78%$6,960
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, SUNY College at Potsdam may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

SUNY-Potsdam has an overall graduation rate which is around 51%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years30%
Graduating in 5 Years19%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1957)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2002)
  • Theatre Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation (since 2013)

Intercollegiate Athletics

SUNY College at Potsdam is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (State University of New York Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Equestrian
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by SUNY College at Potsdam by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
73.91%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
96%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,026