SUNY College at Plattsburgh

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,070
2022 Average Net Price
$17,625
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.2%
6,872 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,474
86.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.8%
660 Graduates

About

SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a higher education institution located in Clinton County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at SUNY College at Plattsburgh were Accounting (108 degrees awarded), General Psychology (107 degrees), and Registered Nursing (104 degrees).

In 2022, 1,455 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY College at Plattsburgh. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (977 degrees), 6.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (154 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is $7,070, which is $−16,926 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is $7,070, which is $−16,926 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,625.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending SUNY College at Plattsburgh received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,070
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was $7,070. The cost of tuition at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is $−16,926 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,625
2022 Value
14.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 SUNY College at Plattsburgh had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,625. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of SUNY College at Plattsburgh grew by 14.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,740
Room and Board
$1,320
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was of $14,740 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.02% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,320. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at SUNY College at Plattsburgh received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 32% with respect to 2021, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.52%
2019 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was 1.52%, which represents 23 out of the 1518 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

SUNY College at Plattsburgh received 6,872 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.06% annual growth. Out of those 6,872 applicants, 4,827 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,474 students enrolled at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in 2022. 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

SUNY College at Plattsburgh has an overall enrollment yield of 17.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,827
Accepted Out of 6,872

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of SUNY College at Plattsburgh was 70.2% (4,827 admissions from 6,872 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 68%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.06%, while admissions grew by 5.49%..

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage (2022)
127
Scores Submitted (2022)

15% of enrolled first-time students at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

SUNY College at Plattsburgh had a total enrollment of 4,474 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is 3,868 students and the part-time enrollment is 606. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.3% White, 12.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 2.46% Asian, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (24%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.7%), followed by White Male (20.3%) and Black or African American Female (2.81%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,474 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is 3,868 and the part-time enrollment is 606. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), SUNY College at Plattsburgh had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,920 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    578 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    483 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is 65.3% White, 12.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 2.46% Asian, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 86 students (1.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 393 more women than men received degrees from SUNY College at Plattsburgh. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is white (977 degrees awarded). There were 6.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (154 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is Accounting (108 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (107 degrees) and Registered Nursing (104 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (31 degrees awarded), Education (211 degrees), and Psychology (119 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,771,926 people), Secondary school teachers (562,290 people), Education administrators (349,097 people), Other managers (293,918 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (261,320 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in 2022 are History (31 degrees awarded), Education (211 degrees), Psychology (119 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), and English (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are History (31 degrees awarded), Education (211 degrees), Psychology (119 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), and English (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are Elementary & secondary schools (3,311,104 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (562,200 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (458,197 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (338,035 people), and Legal services (236,875 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are History (31 degrees awarded), Education (211 degrees), Psychology (119 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), and English (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by SUNY College at Plattsburgh.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 108 degrees awarded
  2. 107 degrees awarded
  3. 104 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was Accounting with 108 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

531
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
924
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 531 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (924).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.961 times less than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 91 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Plattsburgh in Registered Nursing, which is 7 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 48% of students graduating from SUNY College at Plattsburgh completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.85% of graduates (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    977 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    154 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is white (977 degrees awarded). There were 6.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (154 degrees).

3.78% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    613 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    364 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at SUNY College at Plattsburgh is white female (613 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (364 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY College at Plattsburgh has an endowment valued at nearly $25.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 216k (0.848%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, SUNY College at Plattsburgh had a total salary expenditure of 139M. SUNY College at Plattsburgh employs 80 Associate professors, 56 Professors and 48 Assistant professors. Most academics at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are Male Associate professor (41), Female Associate professor (39), and Male Professor (37).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College at Plattsburgh are: Service, with 94 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 81 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 51 employees.

Endowment

$25.5M
2022 Endowment
11.2%
decline from 2021

SUNY College at Plattsburgh has an endowment valued at about $25.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY College at Plattsburgh declined 11.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$49.3M
2022 Salaries
0.571%
growth from 2021

In 2022, SUNY College at Plattsburgh paid a median of $49.3M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($139M) and a 0.571% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.8M
Instructional Salaries
224
Number of Employees

In 2022, SUNY College at Plattsburgh paid a total of $16.8M to 224 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
94 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY College at Plattsburgh were Associate professor with 80 employees, Professor with 56 employees, and Assistant professor with 48 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College at Plattsburgh were Service with 94 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY College at Plattsburgh was Male Associate professor with 41 employees, Female Associate professor with 39 employees, and Male Professor with 37 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at SUNY College at Plattsburgh.

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