64%

Acceptance Rate

$9,548

Avg.Financial Aid

002850

FAFSA Code

About SUNY Potsdam

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,521

Website

www.potsdam.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

SUNY College at Potsdam, which is located in Potsdam, New York is a public university. SUNY College at Potsdam is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At SCP around 64% are white, 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 12% are Black or African American. Further, around 95% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Renée Fleming, Stephanie Blythe, Lisa Vroman, and T.C. Boyle. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 145 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by SCP. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

44 Pierrepont Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3152672000
Fax:
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

64%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at SCP. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at SUNY College at Potsdam, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, New York 13676-2294. To gather more information, they can call them at (315) 267-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,749

Average Annual Cost

$6,870

Books And Supplies

$1,340

Other Fees

$1,592

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,390

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,722

Total One Year Cost

$24,914

Before applying to SCP, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $28,286. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

25%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$13

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

83 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

75 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

66 Graduates

Biology, General

63 Graduates

Music

40 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

40 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

36 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

36 Graduates

Sociology

36 Graduates

History

29 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

28 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

26 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

25 Graduates

Computer Science

20 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

20 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

20 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

19 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

19 Graduates

Chemistry

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

16 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Archeology

13 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

11 Graduates

Anthropology

10 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

10 Graduates

Dance

10 Graduates

Physics

10 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

6 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

4 Graduates

Economics

4 Graduates

International/Global Studies

4 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,298

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

50%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

3% Unknown

13% Black

15% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

4%

Out Of State

96%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,041 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

60%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,760/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,630/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,630/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Max C Bear

School Colors

maroon and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

151

Total Female Athletes

125

Intramural Sports

21

Sports Club

14

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At SCP, $13,900 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The number of female and male students at the college are 38% and 62%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,659

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$225 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,548

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,003

Students Receiving State Aid

72%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,874

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,200

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,624

$30K - $48K

$10,439

$48K - $75K

$7,726

$75K - $110K

$5,002

> $110K

$2,372

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,735,387

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,713,849

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SCP to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,885, whereas the financial aid is $3,387. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,542, while the institutional aid is $3,387.

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