SUNY New Paltz

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New Paltz, New York

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Fast facts

Language of study English
Students enrolled 7,658
Campuses 1
Academic year August-May
Semester 1 (Fall) August-December
Semester 2 (Spring) January-May
Times World Ranking n/a
QS World Ranking n/a

Living costs 2015/16

Approximate living costs per semester:

Return flight from UK £600
Visa costs £260 one off cost
Financial requirement
(Includes all living costs)

The Princeton Review ranked SUNY New Paltz as one of the nation's "Best Value" colleges and universities. Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranked the college in the Top 100 in the nation for value.


Accommodation is available for students on campus. It is recommended that international students opt for either: Gage; Scudder; Dubois; Deyo or Crispell as these are the only halls open during academic break periods.

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Things to do

New Paltz is a vibrant, historic village (pop. 14,003) in New York State's Hudson Valley region, midway between Albany and New York City. The University has beautiful views of the Shawangunk mountains and easy access to outdoor recreation such as hiking, kayaking, climbing and biking as well as a wide variety of restaurants, speciality shops, historic sites and local entertainment venues.

Travel opportunities

The location of New Paltz offers plenty of opportunities to visit other areas of the USA. The University is about 90 minutes from New York City and about an hour from Albany, the state capital. New Paltz is about 3 hours from Philadelphia and about 3 and a half hours from Boston.


New Paltz enjoys hot summers with an average high temperature in July reaching 28°C. On average, January is the coldest month with a typical temperature of -9°C. Summer months tend to have the most rainfall.

Academic Schools

Students studying in all Schools are eligible to apply, however those in the following schools are given preference:

  • English Communication and Philosophy
  • History, Archaeology and Religion
  • Social Sciences
  • Modern Languages
  • Maths

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