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The following "Quick Facts" are designed as a quick reference guide to the information compiled in a variety of "Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness" venues. This overview consists of select data that were collected from various university departments for the purpose of planning, decision making and institutional improvement.

Student Enrollment 2019

  Headcount FTE
Overall Enrollment 3,334 3,412
Undergraduate 3,058 3,138
Graduate 276 274

 

Fall 2019 Freshman Class

Applicants 5,079
Acceptance Rate 68%
Yield 18%
Full-Time Matriculates 620
Part-Time Matriculates 3

 

Fall 2019 Enrollment by Gender

Undergraduates Full-time Part-time Headcount Percent
Male 1,135 54 1,189 38.8%
Female 1,842 32 1,874 61.2%
Total 2,977 86 3,063  
         
Graduates Full-time Part-time Headcount Percent
Male 54 25 79 28.6%
Female 142 55 197 71.4%
Total 196 80 276  

 

Fall 2019 Degree-Seeking Undergraduate Students

by Race/Ethnicity Headcount Percent
International Students 11 0.4%
Latino/Hispanic 442 14.4%
Black or African-American, non-Hispanic 376 12.3%
White, non-Hispanic 1,948 63.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 42 1.4%
Asian, non-Hispanic 61 2.0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 2 0.1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic 97 3.2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 84 2.7%
Total, Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 3,063 100%

 

Fall 2019 Degree-Seeking Graduate Students

by Race/Ethnicity Headcount Percent
International Students 13 4.71%
Latino/Hispanic 11 3.99%
Black or African-American, non-Hispanic 9 3.26%
White, non-Hispanic 216 78.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 7 2.54%
Asian, non-Hispanic 2 0.72%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 0 0.0%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic 2 0.72%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 16 5.80%
Total, Graduate Degree-Seeking 276 100%

 

Number of Degrees Conferred (2018-2019)

Bachelor's 620
Double Majors 91
Master's 110
Post-Master's Certificates 5

 

Top 5 Majors of Bachelor Degrees Granted (2018-2019)

Major Count Percentage
Business Administration (BS) 70 11.3%
Music Education 58 9.4%
Psychology 51 8.2%
Biology (BS & BA) 37 6.0%
Childhood/Early Child Ed Major (tie) 34 5.5%
Speech Communication (tie) 34 5.5%
Total number of Bachelor's degrees granted in 2016-2017 620  

 

Top 5 Majors of Masters Degrees Granted (2018-2019)

Major Count Percentage
Childhood Education MST 34 30.9%
Curriculum & Instruction MSED 17 15.5%
Music Education K-12 15 13.6%
Literacy 11 10.0%
Special Education 8 7.3%
Total number of Master's Degrees Awarded 2018-2019 110  

 

1-year Retention (Persistence) Rate -- Undergraduate

Fall 2018 Cohort 72.9%
Fall 2017 Cohort 75.1%
Fall 2016Cohort 74.6%
Fall 2015 Cohort 75.0%
Fall 2014 Cohort 74.9%

 

Cohort Graduation Rates
(entering term)
4-Year 5-Year 6-Year Transfer-out rate
Fall 2013 44.8% 57.8% 60.5% N/A
Fall 2012 39.2% 52.7% 55.8% 32%
Fall 2011 34.0% 49.7% 52.1% 32%
Fall 2010 35.1% 49.0% 51.8% 31%
Fall 2009 35.7% 52.4% 54.8% 32%

Graduation Rates may not match exactly Graduation Rates from SUNY. This is due to some students graduating after data files were already submitted.

1-year Graduate Retention and Graduation Rates

  Returned the Following Fall Semester Graduated by the Following Fall Semester Overall Returned or Graduated by Following Fall Semester
  Cohort N % N % N %
Fall 2018 117 73 62% 26 22% 99 85%
Fall 2017 103 50 49% 29 28% 79 77%
Fall 2016 130 82 63% 24 18% 106 82%
Fall 2015 131 60 46% 46 35% 106 81%
Fall 2014 146 70 48% 51 35% 121 83%

 

Placement Rate (7-9 months out)

Class 2017
Total Undergraduate Placement Rate* 99%
Total Graduate Placement Rate 100%
*Percentage of respondents to survey that indicated employment or graduate/continuing education.  
 

6-Year Graduation Rate Detail

Below is the six-year graduation rate broken down by gender, financial aid status, and race/ethnicity for the cohort entering Fall 2013
   
By Gender  
Male 55.5%
Female 63.9%
   
By Financial Aid Status  
Received Pell Grant 52.4%
Received Stafford Loan, Not Receiving Pell Grant 64.7%
Not Receiving Pell Grant or Stafford Loan 67.9%
   
By Race/Ethnicity  
American Indian/Alaska Native 33.3%
Asian 46.2%
Black 50.7%
Hispanic 54.0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander *
White 64.4%
Non-Resident Alien *
Unknown 67.2%
More than one Race 38.1%

      * Cohort fewer than 5 students

Tuition and Fees (2019-2020)

Undergraduate Undergraduate In-State Undergraduate Out of-State
Tuition & Fees (Annual) $8,711 $18,621
Room & Board (Annual) $13,900 $13,900
     
Graduate Graduate In-State Graduate Out-of State
Tuition & Fees (Annual) $12,751 $24,541
Room & Board (Annual) $13,900 $13,900

 

Financial Aid Profile (2019-2020)

Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Aid 2,631 (88.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Pell Grants 50%
Average Aid Package (grants, loans, work-study) (Full-Time Undergrad) $15,149
Average need-based scholarship or grant award (Full-Time Undergrad) $8,082
Percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid (Full-Time Undergrad) 83%

 

Faculty (Fall 2019)

Total Number of Instructional Faculty 354
Total Number of Full Time Faculty 252
Total Number of Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty 102
Total Number with PhD/Terminal Degree 264
Total Number who are members of minority groups 51
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11:1

 

National Survey of Student Engagement (2017) Freshmen   Seniors
% who rated the quality of interactions with faculty members at least a four (on a scale of 1(poor) to 7(excellent)) 93%   93%
% who rated the quality of interactions with Academic Advisors at least a four (on a scale of 1(poor) to 7(excellent)) 81%   88%
% who reported that SUNY Potsdam emphasizes providing support to help students succeed academically "Quite a bit" or "Very Much" 82%   68%
% who reported that SUNY Potsdam emphasizes using learning support services (tutoring services, writing center, etc.) "Quite a bit" or "Very Much" 83%   71%

 

Student Opinion Survey (SOS) 2018

School Rank School Rank
Other 11 University Colleges Other 26 SUNY 4-year institutions
Academic Advising in your major 2 of 12 7of 27
Availability of instructors outside of class 2 of 12 3 of 27
Dining Services 1 of 12 1 of 27

 

Student Life (Fall 2019)

Living in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing 55.5%
# Clubs & Organizations 111
% Undergraduates in Fraternities 2.2%
% Undergraduates in Sororities 5.3%

 

Endowment Fund & Alumni Giving

Endowment Market Value, EOY (06-30-19) $36,187,645
Alumni Giving Rate 2018 6.5%