Graduate School

The decision to pursue graduate school or professional school (law, medical, dental, etc.) is an important one. When is the best time to go to graduate school? It may depend on your personal goals and the field you are pursuing. The career counselors in the Career Development Center can assist you with getting information to make the best decisions.

View listing of SUNY Plattsburgh Graduate Programs

We suggest you attend the general Graduate School workshop and then follow up with an individual appointment.Find out about the general timetable for application. The application process can be time-consuming and includes writing admissions essays/ statements of purpose. Learn what affects admissions decisions. Doing well on the graduate entrance exams is an important part of getting accepted.Find out about options for financing your graduate education including graduate, teaching, and research assistantships. Many SUNY Plattsburgh alumni choose to attend a graduate/professional school in New York; here are some websites if this is true for you.

The Career Development Center also has some valuable print directories and books to assist you regarding all of the above topics including the six volume series of Peterson's Graduate and Professional Programs

Additional Web Resources

Graduate School Testing

The Basics

Study Guides

Prepare for Your Graduate Admissions Essay


Paying For Graduate School

New York State Resources

Contact Information

To learn more about the Career Development Center at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Career Development Center
118 Angell College Center (ACC)
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901

Phone (518) 564-2071
Fax (518) 564-5080