Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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State University of New York at Plattsburgh (Plattsburgh, NY)


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State University of New York at Plattsburgh is ranked 97 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 247 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 96%
Applicants who took ACT 25%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+1%
600-69916%
600+17%

SAT Math Score

700+1%
600-69918%
600+20%

ACT Score

30-362%
24-2937%
24+40%

Students applied8,261
Students admitted4,105
Admission rate50%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate44%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,470
Fees$1,436
Room and board$12,150
Estimated book expense$1,220
Total cost$21,276

Cost after need-based aid$13,860
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,688

Average debt at graduation$28,438

Out of State

Tuition$16,320
Fees$1,436
Room and board$12,150
Estimated book expense$1,220
Total cost$31,126

Cost after need-based aid$23,710
Cost after non-need-based aid$27,538

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met78%
Average need-based aid$7,416
Average non-need-based aid$3,588

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,377

Full-Time

Men2,210
Women2,750

Part-Time

Men156
Women261

Freshmen retained83%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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