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Colleges / State University of New York at Plattsburgh

State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

SUNY Plattsburgh Academics

State University of New York at Plattsburgh requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Plattsburgh has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 67% of students who start college at SUNY Plattsburgh graduate within six years.

SUNY Plattsburgh offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: SUNY Plattsburgh may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At SUNY Plattsburgh?

SUNY Plattsburgh has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for SUNY Plattsburgh.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with SUNY Plattsburgh directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at SUNY Plattsburgh

When choosing a major, SUNY Plattsburgh students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Student Designed Majors

SUNY Plattsburgh allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

SUNY Plattsburgh does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at SUNY Plattsburgh

SUNY Plattsburgh offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: 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.

Frequently Asked Questions About State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Does SUNY Plattsburgh Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ SUNY Plattsburgh offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility 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.

Does SUNY Plattsburgh Have An Online Program?

✅ SUNY Plattsburgh has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does SUNY Plattsburgh Offer AP Credit?

✅ SUNY Plattsburgh 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.

Does SUNY Plattsburgh Have An Honors Program?

✅ SUNY Plattsburgh offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Does SUNY Plattsburgh Require Internships?

🟨 SUNY Plattsburgh does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About State University of New York at Plattsburgh

State University of New York at Plattsburgh Library

The main library on campus is the Feinberg Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at SUNY Plattsburgh

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

SUNY Plattsburgh does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does SUNY Plattsburgh have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

SUNY Plattsburgh does not have any ROTC programs.

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