SUNY-New Paltz Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in New Paltz, NY, SUNY-New Paltz is one of the best universities in the state of New York. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for SUNY-New Paltz in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is SUNY-New Paltz.

1 Hawk Drive New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Phone: (845) 257-3200
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Rankings: SUNY–New Paltz

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 43
Score: 46
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 34
Average freshman retention rate: 83.8%
6-year graduation rate: 64.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 104
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 42.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 72.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 60
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1000-1200
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): N/A
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 39.3%
Financial resources rank: 91
Alumni giving rank: 128
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.3%

SUNY-New Paltz History

Essential Facts: SUNY–New Paltz

  • In the most recent statistical year 13,753 prospective students applied, and 6,092 were granted admission.
  • The State University of New York at New Paltz is 4-year public liberal arts institution in the Hudson Valley region of New York State and the area’s only residential public university.
  • SUNY–New Paltz has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,692, with a gender distribution of 39 percent male students and 61 percent female students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 46%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 1%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 3%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 32%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook