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New Paltz, SUNY

New York, USA

The friendliest Campus in the South

The State University of New York at New Paltz, known as SUNY New Paltz or New Paltz for short, is a public college in New Paltz, in the U.S. state of New York. It traces its origins to the New Paltz Classical School, a secondary institution founded in 1828 and reorganized as an academy in 1833. The college is one of four SUNY institutions in the New York metropolitan area.

Excellent Faculty

SUNY New Paltz faculty have been cited for excellence in teaching – SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Teaching and SUNY Distinguished Faculty – and numerous research honors such as Fulbright, Guggenheim, National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships.

Various Programs

SUNY New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Engineering and are particularly well known for our programs in Fine and Performing Arts and Education.

Great Location

New Paltz is a vibrant, historic village in New York State’s Hudson Valley region, midway between Albany and New York City. Our campus offers beautiful views of the Shawangunk Mountains and easy access to outdoor recreation such as hiking, kayaking, climbing, and biking as well as a wide variety of restaurants, specialty shops, historic sites, and local entertainments venues.

Quick Facts

The SUNY New Paltz campus consists of about 216 acres (87 ha) in the small town of New Paltz, New York. There are 14 residence halls, centered mostly in two quads. The main campus has two dozen academic buildings, including the Haggerty Administration Building, a lecture hall, Old Main, Sojourner Truth Library, one main dining hall, the Student Union Building, Science Hall and extensive gymnasium and sports areas.


Undergraduate / Graduate & Professional


Application / High School Transcript, College Transcript, Diploma / Passport / Financial Document / English Test Score / Essay / Letter of Recommendation / Resume

School Type
Tuition & Fees
8,325 per semester
Test Score
TOEFL 80 / IELTS 6.5
Accept. Rate / Min. GPA
67% / 2.0

Programs and Majors

  • Accounting
  • Adolescence Education
  • Anthropology
  • Art Education: See Visual Arts Education
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Black Studies
  • Ceramics
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media Production
  • Digital Media Programing & Management
  • Early Childhood & Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Geochemical Science
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Languages, Literatures & Cultures
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metal
  • Music
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology
  • Sculpture
  • Sociology
  • Theatre Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Asian Studies
  • Environmental Geochemical Science
  • International Relations
  • Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Literacy Education
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Special Education
  • Art & Special Subjects Education
  • Educational Administration
  • Communication Disorders
  • Literature
  • Counseling & Psychology
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Accounting (MBA)
  • Visual Arts Education
  • Music Therapy
  • Art Studio
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science