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State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, NY http://www.newpaltz.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$27,800
% of students who get any grants
65%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$17,000
Average price for low-income students
$10,840

Admissions

Acceptance rate
45%
Median SAT/ACT score
1190/26
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
6,670

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
77%
% of need met
55%
% of students who get merit grants
1%
Average merit grant
$2,580

Student Success

Graduation rate
76%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$18,588
Early career earnings
$52,370
% earning more than a high school grad
69%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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