SUNY-Plattsburgh Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Plattsburgh, NY, SUNY-Plattsburgh is one of the best universities in the state of New York. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for SUNY-Plattsburgh 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-Plattsburgh.

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Rankings: SUNY–Plattsburgh

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 85
Score: 36
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 85
Average freshman retention rate: 79.5%
6-year graduation rate: 53.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 102
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 45.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 5.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 78.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 60
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 990-1160
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 10%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 39%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 49.4%
Financial resources rank: 102
Alumni giving rank: 76
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 11.9%

SUNY-Plattsburgh History

Essential Facts: SUNY–Plattsburgh

  • SUNY Plattsburgh enrolls more than 550 transfer students each year. Learn more about the academic interests, geographic locations, and overall composition of the 2019 transfer class.
  • SUNY Plattsburgh is home to a vibrant community of renowned teachers and nationally recognized scholars, dedicated to engaging students and helping them to succeed.
  • SUNY—Plattsburgh is a public institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,871, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 300 acres.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 48%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 6%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 6%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 80%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 46%
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, symphony orchestra, television station