The State University of New York at Potsdam

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world rank  1659

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University Overview

Established in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 202 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam (population range: 10,000-49,999)
13676-2294 New York
United States
T +1 (315) 267 2000
F +1 (315) 267 2163

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

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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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018