SUNY College at Potsdam

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Potsdam, NY

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$8,554

Avg in-state tuition

$18,464

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About SUNY College at Potsdam

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

SUNY College at Potsdam is a small public college located on a rural campus in Potsdam, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,084, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 72%. The college offers 79 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,554, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,464.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

72% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

80% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

50% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

96%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

67%

Hispanic

12%

Black

11%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

49% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

2,964

Student Location Breakout

96% 4%

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 25% online

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

74%

State Grant Aid

74%

Institution Grant Aid

92%

Pell Grant

49%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,063
State Grant Aid $4,577
Institution Grant Aid $3,352
Pell Grant Aid $4,852

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.