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Incoming Transfer Class Profile for 2017

Transfer Enrollment Profile

  • Approximately 750 transfers enrolled in 2017
    • % Transfers Enrolling for the Spring Semester: 26%
    • % Transfers Enrolling for the Fall Semester: 74%
    • % of the Incoming Class that were Transfers: 40%
    • % Transfers Enrolled at SUNY Plattsburgh's Main Campus: 83%
    • % Transfers Enrolled at SUNY Plattsburgh's Branch Campus at Queensbury or Extension Site at Hudson Valley Community College: 17%

Transfer Academic Profile

  • Cumulative GPA (from all colleges): 2.6-3.3
  • Average Number of Credits Earned at Previous Institution(s): 48-69

Top Ten Transfer Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing RN-to-BS
  4. Criminal Justice
  5. Online Accounting/Accounting
  6. Undeclared
  7. Nutrition
  8. Biology/Biomedical Sciences
  9. Art Studio
  10. History

Top Ten Transfer Colleges

  1. SUNY Adirondack
  2. Clinton Community College
  3. Hudson Valley Community College
  4. North Country Community College
  5. Suffolk Community College
  6. Dutchess Community College
  7. Jefferson Community College
  8. Nassau Community College
  9. SUNY Canton
  10. Onondaga Community College

Transfer Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • 39% of all new transfers receive institutional aid for a total of $608,000.
  • One out of every three new transfers receive an institutional scholarship for a total of $260,000.

Transfer Geographic Profile

Regional Breakdown

  1. North Country: 36%
  2. Capital District: 34%
  3. Hudson Valley: 8%
  4. Long Island: 8%
  5. Central/Western: 7%
  6. New York City: 5%
  7. Out-of-State: 2%

Top Ten Counties (in NY)

  1. Clinton
  2. Saratoga
  3. Warren
  4. Washington
  5. Suffolk
  6. Franklin
  7. Essex
  8. Rensselaer
  9. Dutchess
  10. Nassau

Top Five States

  1. New Jersey
  2. Connecticut
  3. Vermont
  4. California
  5. Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Texas (tied)

Top Five Countries

  1. China
  2. Japan
  3. Trinidad and Tobago
  4. Malaysia
  5. Vietnam
  6. Approximately 6% of our transfer students come from out-of-state or are international students.

Transfer Diversity Profile (domestic students only)

  • White, Non-Hispanic: 79%
  • Hispanic: 7%
  • Black, Non-Hispanic: 6%
  • Asian: 3%
  • American Indian/Native American: <1%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: <1%
  • Unreported: 5%
  • 34% of SUNY Plattsburgh's total student population self-identifies as being Black, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian/Native American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or other.
  • Approximately 43% of the transfer class self-identifies as being a first generation student - the first person in their family to pursue a bachelor's degree.
 

Contact Information

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
Email: [email protected]

Mailing Address:
Admissions
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901