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SUNY Plattsburgh is a residential campus, located in a small city. SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury is a branch campus, offering selected undergraduate and graduate programs. Both campuses are walkable, safe, and scenic.
Four-year, public comprehensive college
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Codes You Need to Know
Prospective transfer students who wish to apply for fall 2014 admission may do so using either The Common Application (until July 12) or the SUNY Application (until late August). The freshman application is closed for fall 2014.
Note: Students who were previously enrolled at SUNY Plattsburgh and are seeking to return should complete the readmission process.
Starting August 1, 2014, prospective freshman and transfer students who wish to apply for spring 2015 or fall 2015 admission may do so using either The Common Application or the SUNY Application.
The Common Application is accepted by 392 colleges and universities nationwide. It allows you to apply to multiple public and private schools with one application.
The Common Application includes the college essay and a letter of recommendation. Students applying through the common application will need to submit the following additional items:
Once the Common Application is submitted online, SUNY Plattsburgh will download it within 1-2 weeks. Other items should be mailed through the US Postal Service.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Application is accepted by most of the 64 SUNY Campuses. It allows you to apply to multiple campuses with one application.
Students applying through the SUNY Application will need to submit the following additional items:
The application fee is $50.00 for either service. Both are viewed equally by the Admissions Committee. While we strongly encourage you to apply online, you can also submit a paper application. To request a paper SUNY Application, please call (800) 342-3811. To download a paper Common Application, please go to www.commonapp.org.
Applications receive optimal consideration when submitted by December 1 (for freshmen) or March 1 (for transfers) for the fall semester, and by November 1 for the spring semester. Candidates are encouraged to apply early.
Students who are interested in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) can apply using either the Common Application or the SUNY Application.
If you are an international student (not a United States citizen and not a permanent resident of the United States), you may use SUNY Plattsburgh's international application or the Common Application to apply for admission. Please review the international admission requirements and download the International Application Instructions and Application Form or the Common Application.
Students who are seeking to be readmitted or reinstated to SUNY Plattsburgh should complete the application for readmission. Learn more about readmission.
The Admissions Office is located on the 10th floor of the Kehoe Building.
Phone: (518) 564-2040
Toll-free: (888) 673-0012
Fax: (518) 564-2045
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901