SUNY College at Potsdam

Potsdam, New York
4-year Public university

Overview

SUNY College at Potsdam is a public institution established in 1816 with rural setting located at Potsdam. It is ranked 91 in Regional Universities North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester based academic calender.

#91 in Regional Universities North
Setting
Rural
Location Potsdam, New York
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1816
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
3,321 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Visual and Performing Arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$34,694
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$15,234
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $8,462
Outstate Tuition Fee $18,242
Room and Board Fees $13,390
$37,300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

72% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.2 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, iTEP, Duolingo Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is your native language.

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Jan
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Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$18,264 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$9,278 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $34,694
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
95% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
North Country Graduates Scholarship
Total Worth reduces residence hall costs, tuition and some provide funding for applied learning opportunities
Eligibility North Country High Schools Graduates
Minimum Criteria an 88 (3.3) GPA or scored an 1100 or higher on the first two parts of the SAT or a 24 or higher on the ACT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline N/A
New York State Residents Scholarship
Total Worth reduces residence hall costs, tuition and some provide funding for applied learning opportunities
Eligibility New York state residents
Minimum Criteria 3.3 GPA or scored an 1100 or higher on the first two parts of the SAT or a 24 or higher on the ACT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline N/A
Out of State/International Freshmen Students Scholarship
Total Worth reduces residence hall costs, tuition and some provide funding for applied learning opportunities
Eligibility Out of State/International Freshmen Students
Minimum Criteria 3.0 GPA or scored an 1100 or higher on the first two parts of the SAT or a 24 or higher on the ACT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

SUNY Potsdam Alumni Scholarships
Total Worth a minimum of $1,000 for one year
Details In order to be considered for the scholarship, an individual must be the child, grandchild or parent of a SUNY Potsdam graduate , be nominated by said SUNY Potsdam graduate , be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer student, or current student , submit a Completed scholarship application including academic credentials for review by the Alumni Association Scholarship Committee, agree to release his or her name for any college-initiated publicity
SUNY Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details For students from a broad range of backgrounds who will contribute to the diversity of the student body. Participants must have demonstrated high academic achievement, and have overcome a disadvantage or other impediment to success. Students may use economic, racial, ethnic and other disadvantage to be considered.

Students

3,321 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
75% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
53% Students graduate within 6 years