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The State University of New York at Potsdam

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Potsdam (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 201 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SUNY Potsdam also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym SUNY Potsdam
Founded 1816
Motto To learn, to search, to serve
Colours Maroon and gray
Mascot Bears
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Location


Address 44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam
13676-2294 New York
United States
Population range 10,000-49,999
Telephone +1 (315) 267 2000
Telefax +1 (315) 267 2163
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The State University of New York at Potsdam for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The State University of New York at Potsdam's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam 13676
Phone +1 (315) 2672180
877 7687326

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The State University of New York at Potsdam's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to The State University of New York at Potsdam's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The State University of New York at Potsdam for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the The State University of New York at Potsdam as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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