State University of New York at New Paltz

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,070
2022 Average Net Price
$19,592
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.16%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
58.3%
13,228 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,964
86.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73.2%
795 Graduates

About

State University of New York at New Paltz is a higher education institution located in Ulster County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at State University of New York at New Paltz were General Psychology (207 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (131 degrees), and Sociology (96 degrees).

In 2022, 2,178 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at State University of New York at New Paltz. 64.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,349 degrees), 3.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (392 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at State University of New York at New Paltz is $7,070, which is $−16,926 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at State University of New York at New Paltz is $7,070, which is $−16,926 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,592.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending State University of New York at New Paltz received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,070
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at State University of New York at New Paltz was $7,070. The cost of tuition at State University of New York at New Paltz is $−16,926 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$19,592
2022 Value
27.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 State University of New York at New Paltz had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,592. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of State University of New York at New Paltz grew by 27.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,494
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at State University of New York at New Paltz was of $14,494 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at State University of New York at New Paltz received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 55% with respect to 2021, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.16%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at State University of New York at New Paltz was 1.16%, which represents 19 out of the 1634 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

State University of New York at New Paltz received 13,228 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.98% annual growth. Out of those 13,228 applicants, 7,708 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.3% acceptance rate.

There were 6,964 students enrolled at State University of New York at New Paltz in 2022. 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

State University of New York at New Paltz has an overall enrollment yield of 15.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
7,708
Accepted Out of 13,228

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of State University of New York at New Paltz was 58.3% (7,708 admissions from 13,228 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 46.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.98%, while admissions grew by 33.8%..

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SAT Scores

17%
Submission Percentage (2022)
195
Scores Submitted (2022)

17% of enrolled first-time students at State University of New York at New Paltz in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

State University of New York at New Paltz had a total enrollment of 6,964 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at State University of New York at New Paltz is 6,047 students and the part-time enrollment is 917. This means that 86.8% of students enrolled at State University of New York at New Paltz are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at State University of New York at New Paltz, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.9% White, 21.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.33% Black or African American, 4.14% Asian, 3.22% Two or More Races, 0.0862% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0144% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at State University of New York at New Paltz in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.8%), followed by White Male (19.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.3%), followed by White Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at State University of New York at New Paltz in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,964 students. The full-time enrollment at State University of New York at New Paltz is 6,047 and the part-time enrollment is 917. This means that 86.8% of students enrolled at State University of New York at New Paltz are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at State University of New York at New Paltz was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), State University of New York at New Paltz had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,172 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,487 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    441 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at State University of New York at New Paltz is 59.9% White, 21.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.33% Black or African American, 4.14% Asian, 3.22% Two or More Races, 0.0862% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0144% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 158 students (2.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 650 more women than men received degrees from State University of New York at New Paltz. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at State University of New York at New Paltz is white (1,349 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (392 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at State University of New York at New Paltz is General Psychology (207 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (131 degrees) and Sociology (96 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at State University of New York at New Paltz, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (96 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), and Education (463 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at State University of New York at New Paltz are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,829,841 people), Secondary school teachers (599,898 people), Education administrators (363,234 people), Other managers (328,014 people), and Postsecondary teachers (296,018 people).

The most specialized majors at State University of New York at New Paltz in 2022 are English (96 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), Education (463 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (185 degrees), and Psychology (211 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at State University of New York at New Paltz are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at State University of New York at New Paltz are English (96 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), Education (463 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (185 degrees), and Psychology (211 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at State University of New York at New Paltz are Elementary & secondary schools (3,429,546 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (656,325 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (358,293 people), Computer Systems Design (247,220 people), and Legal services (225,749 people).

The most specialized majors at State University of New York at New Paltz are English (96 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), Education (463 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (185 degrees), and Psychology (211 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by State University of New York at New Paltz.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 207 degrees awarded
  2. 131 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at State University of New York at New Paltz was General Psychology with 207 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

764
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,414
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 764 degrees were awarded to men at State University of New York at New Paltz, which is 0.54 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,414).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 68 degrees were awarded to men at State University of New York at New Paltz in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 4.86 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 171 degrees were awarded to men at State University of New York at New Paltz in General Psychology, which is 4.28 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
76%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from State University of New York at New Paltz completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 76% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (85.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at State University of New York at New Paltz is Female and Black or African American (85.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.65% of graduates (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,349 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    392 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at State University of New York at New Paltz is white (1,349 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (392 degrees).

2.89% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    885 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    464 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    259 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at State University of New York at New Paltz is white female (885 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (464 degrees).

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Operations

State University of New York at New Paltz has an endowment valued at nearly $30.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 274k (0.911%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, State University of New York at New Paltz had a total salary expenditure of 193M. State University of New York at New Paltz employs 127 Associate professors, 66 Assistant professors and 63 Professors. Most academics at State University of New York at New Paltz are Female Associate professor (68), Male Associate professor (59), and Female Lecturer (40).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at State University of New York at New Paltz are: Service, with 123 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 107 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 101 employees.

Endowment

$30.1M
2022 Endowment
15.5%
decline from 2021

State University of New York at New Paltz has an endowment valued at about $30.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of State University of New York at New Paltz declined 15.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.63M - Federal
  2. $761k - State
  3. $94.5k - Local

As of 2022, State University of New York at New Paltz received $1.63M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $761k from state grants and contracts, and $94.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$69.9M
2022 Salaries
1.75%
growth from 2021

In 2022, State University of New York at New Paltz paid a median of $69.9M in salaries, which represents 36.2% of their overall expenditure ($193M) and a 1.75% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.4M
Instructional Salaries
326
Number of Employees

In 2022, State University of New York at New Paltz paid a total of $25.4M to 326 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
127 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
123 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at State University of New York at New Paltz were Associate professor with 127 employees, Assistant professor with 66 employees, and Professor with 63 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at State University of New York at New Paltz were Service with 123 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 107 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 101 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at State University of New York at New Paltz was Female Associate professor with 68 employees, Male Associate professor with 59 employees, and Female Lecturer with 40 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at State University of New York at New Paltz.

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