SUNY Plattsburgh
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SUNY Plattsburgh
location icon Plattsburgh, United States of America | Public
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The State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh) is a public university in Plattsburgh, New York. The university was founded in 1889 and officially opened in 1890. The university is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.SUNY Plattsburgh has 5,109 students, of whom 4,680 are undergraduates.

SUNY Plattsburgh is a public institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,004 (fall 2022), its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. SUNY Plattsburgh's ranking in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, #54. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,950; out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,860.

Freshmen at SUNY Plattsburgh are eased into college life through the school’s First-Year Student Experience program, which provides mentors, academic support and a housing community with other freshmen. In addition to the main, residential campus in Plattsburgh, the school has a branch campus in Queensbury, N.Y.

About 90% of SUNY Plattsburgh students are New York residents, and women make up more than half of the student body. Students have more than 100 clubs and organizations to consider joining. The SUNY Plattsburgh athletic teams, the Cardinals, are Division III competitors in the Eastern College Athletic Conference and also compete in the State University of New York Athletic Conference. Students aren't guaranteed on-campus housing, though there is usually room for all who apply. Graduate students interested in SUNY Plattsburgh can check out the speech-language pathology program offered through the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences, among other degree programs and departments.

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