Quick Facts for Academic Year 2012-2013

Fall 2012 data as of October 15.


Student Enrollment
2012

  Headcount FTE
Overall Enrollment
4,224 4,248
Undergraduate 3,868 3,916
Graduate 356 332


Fall 2012 Freshman Class

Applicants 5,022
Acceptance Rate 65.29%
Yield 27.08%
Full-Time Matriculates 883
Part-Time Matriculates
5

 

Enrollment by Gender

Undergraduates Students

  FT PT Headcount Percent
Male 1,574 50 1,624 42.0%
Female 2,188 56 2,244 58.0%
Total 3,762 106 3,868  


Graduate Students

  FT PT Headcount Percent
Male 59 36 95 26.7%
Female 171 90 261 73.3%
Total 230 126 356  


Degree-Seeking Undergraduate Students by Race/Ethnicity

  Headcount Percent
Nonresident aliens 55 1%
Hispanic 253 6.57%
Black or African-American, non-Hispanic 209 5.43%
White, non-Hispanic 2,940 76.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 35 0.91%
Asian, non-Hispanic 51 1.32%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 2 0.05%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic 87 2.26%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 218 5.66%
Total, Undergrad Degree-Seeking 3,850 100%


Degree-Seeking Graduate Students by Race/Ethnicity

  Headcount Percent
Nonresident aliens 58 16.29%
Hispanic 2 0.56%
Black or African-American, non-Hispanic 10 2.81%
White, non-Hispanic 256 71.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 1 0.28%
Asian, non-Hispanic 1 0.28%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 0 0.00%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic 2 0.56%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 26 7.30%
Total, Undergrad Degree-Seeking 356 100%


Degrees Conferred (2011-2012)

  Degree
Bachelor's 742
Double Majors 117
Master's 260


Placement Rate (7-9 months out)

  Class of 2011*
Total Placement Rate 91%
Primarily Education 32%
Primarily Employed 59%
*Class of 2012 data not yet available
 


Top 5 Majors of Bachelor's Degrees Granted 2011-2012

  Count Percent
Childhood/Early Childhood Education
80 10.8%
Music Education
65 8.8%
Psychology 60 8.1%
Business Administration
49 6.6%
History 45 6.1%
Total # of Degrees granted 2011-2012 742  


Top 5 Majors of Master's Degrees Granted 2011-2012

  Count Percent
Childhood Education MST
61 23.5%
Curriculum & Instruction MSED
43 16.5%
Literacy MSED
42 16.2%
Music Education K-12 Graduate Major
20 7.7%
Information & Communication Tech MSED
18 6.9%
Total # of Degrees granted 2011-2012 260  


1-year Retention (Persistence) Rates - Undergraduate

Fall 2011 Cohort 74.8%
Fall 2010 Cohort 76.5%
Fall 2009 Cohort 78.5%
Fall 2008 Cohort 76.8%


Undergraduate Cohort Graduation Rates* (entering terms)

  4-Year 5-Year 6-Year Transfer out rate
Fall 2003 34.6% 51.4% 54.1% 30.5%
Fall 2004 28.2% 43.6% 54.4% 31.5%
Fall 2005 29.6% 47.4% 51.1% 31.7%
Fall 2006 32.0% 49.3% 51.4 28.9%
*Graduation Rates may not match exactly Graduation Rates from SUNY.  This is due to some students graduation after data files were already submitted.

Graduate
1 Year Graduation and Retention Rates (cohort)

  Returned the following semester Graduated by the following semester Overall returned or graduated by the following Fall semester
Fall 2008 41% 45% 86%
Fall 2009 46% 42% 88%
Fall 2010 42% 43% 84%
Fall 2011 38% 43% 81%
*Each cohort only includes new graduate students


6-Year Graduation Rate Detail (Fall 2006 Cohort)

(% of students graduating in each category)

By Gender  
Male 48%
Female 55%
   
By Financial Aid Status  
Received Pell Grant 45%
Received Stafford Loan, Not Receiving Pell Grant 55%
Not Receiving Pell Grant or Stafford Loan 54%
   
By Race/Ethnicity  
American Indian/Alaska Native 43%
Asian 43%
Black 50%
Hispanic 37%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander N/A
White 53%
Non-Resident Alien 54%


Tuition and Fees (2012-2013)

  In- State Out-of-State
Undergraduate    
Tuition & Fees $6,835 $16,085
Room & Board $10,230 $10,230
     
Graduate    
Tuition & Fees $10,436 $17,746
Room & Board
$10,030 $10,030


Financial Aid Profile (2012-2013)

Undergraduates Receiving Aid 2,176
Undergraduates Receiving Pell Grants 43.3%
Average Aid Package (grants, loans, work-study) $13,076
Average need-based scholarship grant award $6,571
Percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid 88%


Faculty (Fall 2012)

FTE Faculty 295
Total Faculty 362
Full-time 261
Part-time / Adjunct 101
Faculty with PhD/Highest Terminal Degree 247
Faculty of Color (FT+PT) 32
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14:1
Average class size (median) Data Not Yet Available

 

  Freshman Seniors
% who rated the quality of relationships with faculty members as available, helpful, and sympathetic  * 82% 91%
% who reported that they talked about career plans with a faculty member often or very often * 28% 59%
% who reported that they discussed ideas from readings or classes with faculty members outside of class * 32% 38%
% of students who indicated their entire educational experiences at SUNY Potsdam as Good/Excellent
92% 89%
* According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) 2012


Student Life (Fall 2012)

Living on campus 64%
Fraternity 1%
Sorority 2%
Involved in Intercollegiate Athletics 7.7%
# of Clubs & organizations 76


Information Technology

# of PCs for public and academic purposes 608
% of students who self-rated their computer skills as average or above average compared to the average person their age* 85.5%
*According to the CIRP Freshman Survey 2012


Endowment Fund

  June 30, 2012
Endowment Market Value, EOY $18,536,119


Alumni (FY 11-12)

Alumni giving rate (as % solicited) 9%
Total voluntary support $2,669,337