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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 86%
Applicants who took ACT: 26%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 27%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 3%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 26%
SAT I Math score 700+: 3%
SAT I Math score 600+: 29%
ACT score 24-29: 59%
ACT score 30-36: 10%
ACT score 24+: 69%
Students applied: 14,655
Students admitted: 6,084
Admission rate: 42%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,699
Full-time enrolled men: 2,320
Full-time enrolled women: 3,845
Part-time enrolled men: 199
Part-time enrolled women: 335
Freshmen retained: 89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $1,284
Tuition (out of state): $16,320
Fees (out of state): $1,284
Room and board: $12,000
Est. book expense: $1,600
Total cost (in state): $21,354
Total cost (out of state): $31,204
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$16,411
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,921
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$26,261
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$28,771
Average debt at graduation: $25,885

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 57%
Average need-based aid: $4,943
Average non-need-based aid: $2,433

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

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