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Location:Plattsburgh
Setting:College-Town
Population:19,000
Enrollment:6,051
On Campus:50%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/24-12/11
  • Spring 01/25-05/13

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,770

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$5,603

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
71%Caucasian
6%African American
8%Hispanic
2%Asian American
1%Native American
6%International
6%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


The State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh is listed as a top school in "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, as well as in "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" magazine as one of the "100 best values" among public universities in the United States. Founded in 1889, the university enrolls students from more than 65 countries making it the most globally diverse college within the State University of New York System.

The campus is located in Plattsburgh, a small, friendly, and safe city of 20,000 in northern New York State, 60 miles south of Montreal, Canada, the largest French-speaking city in the Americas. Plattsburgh’s proximity to mountains, lakes, and rivers makes it an excellent place for outdoor adventure.

What makes the educational experience at SUNY Plattsburgh extraordinary is the abundance of opportunities for experiential learning including faculty-student research, internships, and community service.

Campus Location - Plattsburgh is situated in one of the world's most beautiful regions- on Lake Champlain near the Adirondacks- Plattsburgh is the ideal location for anything outdoors (hiking, biking, skiing...) And, w

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Canadian Studies, Latin American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Studio Art

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Cytotechnology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Public Relations

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Magazine Journalism, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Newspapers, Radio and Television Studies, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Television

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, French, Junior High/Middle School, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Secondary Education, Special Education

English: English, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies

Food Science: Food Services Management

Foreign Language: French, Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Social Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Technology

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Tourism and Travel

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Technology

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Child Care Services Management, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Technology: Information Technology

Closed Programs
Nursing, Nutrition, Fitness and Wellness Leadership

Limitations
Varies - please contact coordinator

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Preference given to Plan A students
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 450 paper, N/A computer or 45 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 5
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 6/26/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,770.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/26/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Orientation Fee: $200 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory

Important Notes: Please visit the following website for current mandatory and optional fees - http://plattsburgh.edu/studentlife/studentaccounts/fees/

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $526 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 002849

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 6/26/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,530
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $700
  • Proximity to campus: 1 mile
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Please visit the following website to view on campus housing options- http://www.plattsburgh.edu/studentlife/housing/

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
Notes About Meal Plans
Please visit the following website for current information meal plans - http://plattsburgh.edu/studentlife/studentaccounts/mealplanrates.php



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.