State University of New York at New Paltz requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Additionally, SUNY New Paltz has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer. Around 76% of students who started college at SUNY New Paltz graduate within six years. SUNY New Paltz offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
SUNY New Paltz has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, SUNY New Paltz students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY New Paltz below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. SUNY New Paltz does not require all students to complete a senior project.
SUNY New Paltz offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
SUNY New Paltz has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
SUNY New Paltz offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
SUNY New Paltz offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
SUNY New Paltz requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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