State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,142
Graduate Enrollment: 819
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 46.14%

Male/Female: 36% / 64% (2017)

First generation college students: 31.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,243
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1150 - 1318

2022 Median Admit ACT: 27
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 24 - 30

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 71.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 55.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 47.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 40.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 58.6%
Black: 7.2%
Hispanic: 22.6%
Asian: 4.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 1.6%
Unknown race: 2.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,446
In-State tuition: $8,523
Out-of-State tuition: $18,433

Estimated books and supplies: $1,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,494 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,870 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,494 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,870 (2022)

Average Family Income: $76,447 (2017)
Median Family Income: $48,878 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 34.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 42.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,750 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $199 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,562
$30k-48k $14,236
$48k-75k $18,584
$75k-110k $20,584
$110k+ $24,137

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 73%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,990 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 70.1% (2015)
@3 year 75.3% (2017)
@5 year 80.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 58.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 59.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $29,827 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,031 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 13
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 14 $49,226 ($4,102)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 33 $25,500 $239 $22,401 ($1,867) $47,738 ($3,978)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 104 $22,750 $196 $31,529 ($2,627) $46,678 ($3,890)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 20 $20,500 $207 $50,893 ($4,241)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 105 $21,500 $205 $18,171 ($1,514) $45,474 ($3,790)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 42 $25,500 $246 $94,090 ($7,841)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 19
Master's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 12
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 39
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 89 $19,500 $190 $22,764 ($1,897) $51,350 ($4,279)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 28
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 69 $24,293 $219 $25,896 ($2,158) $52,303 ($4,359)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 30
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 13
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 40 $52,217 ($4,351)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 31 $19,500 $196 $47,318 ($3,943)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 110 $24,091 $222 $30,590 ($2,549) $45,421 ($3,785)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 48 $21,324 $191 $33,482 ($2,790)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 27 $22,879 $196 $44,692 ($3,724)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 52 $23,453 $211 $13,225 ($1,102) $26,603 ($2,217)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 11
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 35 $23,562 $228 $25,017 ($2,085)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 18 $41,558 ($3,463)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 25
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 75 $24,980 $217 $23,055 ($1,921) $49,572 ($4,131)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 25 $461 $51,008 ($4,251) $59,161 ($4,930)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 20 $466 $44,377 ($3,698) $54,829 ($4,569)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 5
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 21
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 47 $65,129 ($5,427)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 70 $17,750 $181 $40,319 ($3,360) $62,958 ($5,247)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 45 $233 $65,061 ($5,422) $69,453 ($5,788)
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 16 $59,481 ($4,957) $63,025 ($5,252)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 27 $15,750 $167 $15,406 ($1,284) $19,623 ($1,635)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 85 $233 $63,945 ($5,329) $66,008 ($5,501)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 14 $70,603 ($5,884)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 19
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 14
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 24 $25,125 $183 $85,742 ($7,145)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 10
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 48 $24,000 $199 $65,440 ($5,453)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 26 $16,000 $170 $56,418 ($4,702)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 101 $25,000 $215 $22,612 ($1,884) $40,714 ($3,393)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 16
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 19
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 64 $18,500 $162 $25,524 ($2,127) $56,021 ($4,668)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 22 $48,976 ($4,081)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 20 $18,500 $196 $49,674 ($4,140)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 184 $18,580 $159 $27,889 ($2,324) $48,194 ($4,016)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 70 $23,410 $234 $48,428 ($4,036) $58,924 ($4,910)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 21 $233 $83,167 ($6,931)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 36 $19,550 $175 $47,304 ($3,942) $58,260 ($4,855)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 21
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 74 $20,500 $183 $38,630 ($3,219) $57,478 ($4,790)
Bachelor's Degree History. 45 $19,303 $148 $39,284 ($3,274)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $68,931
Full time faculty: 53%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $29,147,747 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $35,565,992 (2022)