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: $3,962
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,935
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Campus Location - Great Location! Adirondack Park is your backyard! Safest campus in SUNY. Classic college town. Close to Ottawa and Montreal to the North - Syracuse to the South, Burlington, VT to the East.
Helpful Information - We are located in a rural area with very limited public transportation but SUNY Potsdam keeps you active and entertained. Recitals, exhibitions, sports, plays, concerts, guest lectures, and more are all a part of the experience. With over 100 clubs and organizations to become involved with, you'll find plenty of opportunities to try new things, make new friends, and become an active part of our vibrant community.
Education (elementary and secondary)Limitations
Music students must submit transcript and audition materials well before March placement conference.Notable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology
Art/Design/Fine Art: Applied Art, Art, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art
Athletics: Exercise Science
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, Physiology
Business: Business, Business Administration, Industrial Relations
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address
Computer Science: System Administration
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice
Earth Sciences: Geology, Physical Sciences
English: Creative Writing, English, Literature, Professional Writing, Technical Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies
Foreign Language: French, Spanish
General Studies: Individualized Degree Program
Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health
Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Technology
International Studies: International Studies
Marine Sciences: Marine Biology
Performing Arts: Dance, Modern Dance, Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Political Science: Political Science
Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Womens Studies
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 7/28/2015.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
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 eligible 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:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
14 meal plan with 500 FLEX is $2550. 14 meal plan with 400 FLEX is $2475. 14 meal plan with 100 FLEX is $2325. Students living on campus are strongly advised to choose a 14 meal plan.