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IPEDS ID: 196176
OPE ID: 00284600
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State University of New York at New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, New York 12561-2443
General information:  (877) 696-7411
Website:  www.newpaltz.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  7,692 (6,642 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  15 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty357310
Instructional357301
Research and public service09
Total graduate assistants-73
Instructional-67
Research-6
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,758$7,083$7,418$7,7374.3%
Out-of-state$16,008$16,533$17,068$17,5873.0%
Books and supplies$1,300$1,500$1,500$1,6006.7%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,084$10,520$10,896$11,4805.4%
Other$2,566$2,300$2,200$2,2000.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,084$10,520$10,896$11,4805.4%
Other$2,566$2,300$2,200$2,85029.5%
Off Campus with Family
Other$2,770$2,850$2,850$2,8500.0%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
In-state
On Campus$20,708$21,403$22,014$23,0174.6%
Off Campus$20,708$21,403$22,014$23,6677.5%
Off Campus with Family$10,828$11,433$11,768$12,1873.6%
Out-of-state
On Campus$29,958$30,853$31,664$32,8673.8%
Off Campus$29,958$30,853$31,664$33,5175.9%
Off Campus with Family$20,078$20,883$21,418$22,0372.9%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
In-state tuition$10,870
In-state fees$1,267
Out-of-state tuition$22,210
Out-of-state fees$1,267
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid198491%————
Grant or scholarship aid62058%$4,872,133$7,858
Federal grants37835%$1,959,354$5,183
Pell grants37835%$1,853,374$4,903
Other federal grants21220%$105,980$500
State/local government grant or scholarships57854%$1,915,909$3,315
Institutional grants or scholarships60556%$996,870$1,648
Student loan aid63759%$3,870,842$6,077
Federal student loans62958%$3,472,548$5,521
Other student loans323%$398,294$12,447
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid13,52053%$24,055,602$6,834
Pell grants2,08931%$9,429,878$4,514
Federal student loans3,55754%$23,710,355$6,666
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$13,370$13,750$13,813
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$9,002$8,551$8,839
$30,001 – $48,000$12,115$12,014$12,213
$48,001 – $75,000$17,596$18,151$18,141
$75,001 – $110,000$19,831$19,820$20,518
$110,001 and more$20,223$20,425$21,280
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment7,692
Undergraduate enrollment6,642
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment685
Graduate enrollment1,050
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 92%
Part-time: 8%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 38%
Female: 62%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 15%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 64%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 91%
25 and over: 9%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 95%
Out-of-state: 4%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 46%
Part-time: 54%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 95%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 12%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 86%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants14,6555,6888,967
Percent admitted42%38%44%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%17%18%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT92786%
ACT28426%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading510610
SAT Math515600
SAT Writing500600
ACT Composite2327
ACT English2228
ACT Math2226
ACT Writing78
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 89%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 61 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 73%
Transfer-out rate: 22%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 51%
6-year: 70%
8-year: 71%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 56%
6-year: 73%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 68%
Female: 75%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 33%
Asian: 80%
Black or African American: 56%
Hispanic/Latino: 68%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 76%
Two or more races: 79%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 70%
Non-resident alien: 57%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies10--
Asian Studies/Civilization12--
Latin American and Caribbean Studies3--
Women's Studies10--
Category total35--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry7--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General442-
Category total512-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting7422-
Business Administration and Management, General3723-
Business/Commerce, General480-
Finance, General48--
International Business/Trade/Commerce14--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General39--
Category total26045-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia66--
Journalism48--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric105--
Category total219--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General139-
Category total139-
Education
Art Teacher Education206-
Biology Teacher Education15-
Chemistry Teacher Education01-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-5-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs-6-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs-33-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs-22-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship-140
Elementary Education and Teaching10718-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1515-
French Language Teacher Education0--
Mathematics Teacher Education181-
Multicultural Education-20-
Physics Teacher Education0--
Reading Teacher Education-58-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education52-
Social Studies Teacher Education178-
Spanish Language Teacher Education31-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration--2
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-22-
Category total18622442
Engineering
Computer Engineering, General10--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2642-
Category total3642-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General10117-
Category total10117-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature9--
Spanish Language and Literature19--
Category total28--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General5729-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-100
Music Therapy/Therapist-5-
Category total57440
History
History, General54--
Category total54--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies13--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies8--
Category total21--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General18--
Category total18--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy13--
Category total13--
Physical Sciences
Astronomy1--
Chemistry, General13--
Geochemistry10--
Geology/Earth Science, General17--
Physics, General4--
Category total45--
Psychology
Psychology, General1477-
Category total1477-
Social Sciences
Anthropology23--
Economics, General35--
Geography15--
International Relations and Affairs32--
Political Science and Government, General30--
Sociology98--
Category total233--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation16--
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics62-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General28--
Graphic Design36--
Metal and Jewelry Arts45-
Music, General20--
Painting161-
Photography12--
Printmaking83-
Sculpture54-
Visual and Performing Arts, General47--
Category total19815-
Grand total1,71540542
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 43
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 8
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 5
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $7,031
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $7,471
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $3,238
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 88%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (without football) MenWomen
Baseball35
Basketball1617
Field Hockey20
Lacrosse21
Soccer3128
Softball21
Swimming2328
Tennis13
Track and Field, X-Country1516
Volleyball2015
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)1/1/1950 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs12/1/1992 - 12/31/2006Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs12/1/1992 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels9/22/2000 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels9/22/2000 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1995 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1975 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1997 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools10/26/2003 -  Accredited
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2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession211
Drug law violations2410540
Liquor law violations1171
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations102012
Liquor law violations011
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible67
Rape4
Fondling1
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault021
Burglary932
Motor vehicle theft010
Arson310
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible67
Rape3
Fondling1
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault011
Burglary530
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson210
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate2.8%4.6%6.6%
Number in default4772100
Number in repayment1,6621,5511,513
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)