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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 90%
Applicants who took ACT: 26%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 26%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 3%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 29%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 26%
SAT I Math score 700+: 3%
SAT I Math score 600+: 29%
ACT score 24-29: 57%
ACT score 30-36: 8%
ACT score 24+: 65%
Students applied: 13,726
Students admitted: 5,755
Admission rate: 42%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 55%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,642
Full-time enrolled men: 2,329
Full-time enrolled women: 3,768
Part-time enrolled men: 213
Part-time enrolled women: 332
Freshmen retained: 90%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $1,267
Tuition (out of state): $16,320
Fees (out of state): $1,267
Room and board: $11,480
Est. book expense: $1,600
Total cost (in state): $20,817
Total cost (out of state): $30,667
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,977
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,987
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$25,827
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$28,837
Average debt at graduation: $25,874

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 58%
Average need-based aid: $4,840
Average non-need-based aid: $1,830

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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