Admissions

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Fast Facts

About Our Campuses

SUNY Plattsburgh is a residential campus, located in a small city. SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury is a branch campus, offering selected undergraduate and graduate programs. Both campuses are walkable, safe, and scenic.

College Type:

Four-year, public comprehensive college

Undergraduate Enrollment:
5,822

Graduate Enrollment:
528

International Enrollment:
345

Countries Represented:
63

Average Class Size:
22

Student-to-Faculty Ratio:
17:1

Male/Female Balance:
45.1% male
54.9% female

Percentage of tenure-track faculty holding the highest degree:
97%

 
 

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Codes You Need to Know

  • SUNY Application: 44
  • SAT: 2544
  • ACT: 2944

Fall 2014 Applicants

Prospective transfer students who wish to apply for fall 2014 admission may do so using either The Common Application (until July 12) or the SUNY Application (until late August).  The freshman application is closed for fall 2014.

Note: Students who were previously enrolled at SUNY Plattsburgh and are seeking to return should complete the readmission process.

Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 Applicants

Starting August 1, 2014, prospective freshman and transfer students who wish to apply for spring 2015 or fall 2015 admission may do so using either The Common Application or the SUNY Application.

Common Application

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The Common Application is accepted by 392 colleges and universities nationwide. It allows you to apply to multiple public and private schools with one application.

The Common Application includes the college essay and a letter of recommendation. Students applying through the common application will need to submit the following additional items:

  • Official High School Transcript or SOAR (for freshmen or transfers with less than 24 credits)
  • SAT/ACT Scores (for freshmen or transfers with less than 24 credits)
  • Official College Transcript(s) (if applying as a transfer student)

Once the Common Application is submitted online, SUNY Plattsburgh will download it within 1-2 weeks. Other items should be mailed through the US Postal Service.


Mailing Address:

Admissions
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

SUNY Application

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The State University of New York (SUNY) Application is accepted by most of the 64 SUNY Campuses. It allows you to apply to multiple campuses with one application.

Students applying through the SUNY Application will need to submit the following additional items:

  • Official High School Transcript or SOAR (for freshmen or transfers with less than 24 credits)
  • SAT/ACT Scores (for freshmen or transfers with less than 24 credits)
  • Official College Transcript(s) (if applying as a transfer student)
  • SUNY Common Supplemental (for freshman applicants)
  • Letter of Recommendation


Mailing Address:

The State University of New York
Application Service Center
PO Box 22007
Albany, NY 12201

The application fee is $50.00 for either service. Both are viewed equally by the Admissions Committee. While we strongly encourage you to apply online, you can also submit a paper application. To request a paper SUNY Application, please call (800) 342-3811. To download a paper Common Application, please go to www.commonapp.org.

Additional Information

Domestic Freshmen and Transfers

Applications receive optimal consideration when submitted by December 1 (for freshmen) or March 1 (for transfers) for the fall semester, and by November 1 for the spring semester. Candidates are encouraged to apply early.

EOP Applicants

Students who are interested in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) can apply using either the Common Application or the SUNY Application.

International Students

If you are an international student (not a United States citizen and not a permanent resident of the United States), you may use SUNY Plattsburgh's international application or the Common Application to apply for admission. Please review the international admission requirements and download the International Application Instructions and Application Form or the Common Application.

Graduate Students

If you are interested in our Graduate Programs, take a look at graduate admission requirements and download the Graduate Application Form (PDF file size 250Kb).

Readmission

Students who are seeking to be readmitted or reinstated to SUNY Plattsburgh should complete the application for readmission. Learn more about readmission.

 

 

Contact Information

The Admissions Office is located on the 10th floor of the Kehoe Building.

Phone: (518) 564-2040
Toll-free: (888) 673-0012
Fax: (518) 564-2045
Email: admissions@plattsburgh.edu

Mailing Address:
Admissions
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901