History at SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and approximately 5,109 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 30 history majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
SUNY Plattsburgh History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
SUNY Plattsburgh History Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at SUNY Plattsburgh compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at SUNY Plattsburgh is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused History Schools||258|
Earnings of SUNY Plattsburgh History Graduates
The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $20,808. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,881 for all history students.
History Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at SUNY Plattsburgh.
SUNY Plattsburgh History Bachelor’s Program
About 70% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at SUNY Plattsburgh are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
SUNY Plattsburgh also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for SUNY Plattsburgh.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||1,490||$56,040|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Erik Graham under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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