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Colleges / State University of New York at New Paltz

State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate58%

About SUNY New Paltz

State University of New York at New Paltz is a public, state university in the suburb of New Paltz, New York. SUNY New Paltz was founded in 1828. The university enrolls around 6,964 students a year, including 6,090 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for State University of New York at New Paltz

It is very difficult to get into SUNY New Paltz. Around 58% of applicants get into SUNY New Paltz each year. Out of 13,228 applications received in 2022, 7,708 students were offered admission.

State University of New York at New Paltz Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17%

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State University of New York at New Paltz is located in the town of New Paltz, New York,.

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College Info

1 Hawk Drive New Paltz, NY 12561

Campus Setting: Suburban

SUNY New Paltz Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY New Paltz is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY New Paltz is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY New Paltz SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1180 - 1330


Math SAT Range

570 - 660


Reading SAT Range

590 - 680

SUNY New Paltz Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at SUNY New Paltz is like? There are approximately 6,964 students enrolled at SUNY New Paltz, including 6,090 undergraduate students and 874 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NY and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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