SUNY New Paltz Overview
SUNY New Paltz is a public institution located in New Paltz, New York. SUNY New Paltz is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is SUNY New Paltz Known For?
- The student loan default rate at SUNY New Paltz is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The highest award offered at SUNY New Paltz is the post-master's certificate.
- In 2019-2020, 54% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, SUNY New Paltz bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $52,374 a year. That's about 28% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from SUNY New Paltz to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
SUNY New Paltz Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY New Paltz.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards SUNY New Paltz has earned from around the web.
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Where Is SUNY New Paltz?
Contact details for SUNY New Paltz are given below.
|Address:||1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561-2443|
How Do I Get Into SUNY New Paltz?
You can apply to SUNY New Paltz online at: www.newpaltz.edu/admissions/apply.html
Admission Requirements for SUNY New Paltz
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY New Paltz?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.
Average Test Scores
About 91% of students accepted to SUNY New Paltz submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 540 and 630.
Can I Afford SUNY New Paltz?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SUNY New Paltz, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $6,391 a year. That adds up to $25,564 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SUNY New Paltz is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 892 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,918 full-time undergraduates at SUNY New Paltz, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY New Paltz students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||398|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,365|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at SUNY New Paltz. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 38 countries are represented at SUNY New Paltz. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Turkey, and China.
Online Learning at SUNY New Paltz
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY New Paltz has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of SUNY New Paltz
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at SUNY New Paltz was 668.8%. This is the #131 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNY New Paltz regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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