State University of New York at New Paltz

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State University of New York at New Paltz Review

New Paltz, NY, 1 Hawk Drive
College Review
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
A-
Excellent

State University of New York at New Paltz is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 7,751 students and offering 97 degrees in New Paltz, NY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at State University of New York at New Paltz.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
824 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
18
Art Teacher Education
20
6
Biology Teacher Education
1
5
Chemistry Teacher Education
0
1
Communication Sciences and Disorders
57
29
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
5
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
6
Education/teaching of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs
33
Education/teaching of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs
22
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
1
40
Elementary Education and Teaching
107
18
English Language and Literature
102
17
English/language Arts Teacher Education
15
15
French Language and Literature
14
French Language Teacher Education
0
General Studies
14
Liberal Arts
8
Mathematics Teacher Education
18
1
Physics Teacher Education
0
Reading Teacher Education
58
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
5
2
Social Studies Teacher Education
17
8
Spanish Language and Literature
25
Spanish Language Teacher Education
3
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
108
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
2
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
509 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
18
Anthropology
23
Asian Studies/civilization
15
History
59
International Relations and Affairs
35
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
5
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
10
0
Multicultural Education
20
Philosophy
17
Political Science
31
Psychology
151
7
Sociology
106
Women's Studies
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
382 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
83
22
Business Administration and Management
46
23
Commerce
48
0
Economics
35
Finance
58
International Business
19
Marketing/marketing Management
48
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Art and Design
193 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
6
2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
28
Graphic Design
36
Metal and Jewelry Arts
4
5
Music
20
Music Therapy/therapist
5
Painting
16
1
Photography
12
Sculpture
5
4
Visual and Performing Arts
49
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
133 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
1
Biochemistry
7
Biology
44
2
Chemistry
14
Geochemistry
10
Geography
15
Geology/earth Science
17
Mathematics
19
Physics
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Communication and Media
132 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
67
Journalism
54
Printmaking
8
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
78 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Engineering
10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
26
42
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
22 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
13
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1984

Opportunities to work in schools. 4 week placement during one semester and a 16 week placement in another school.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Accounting and Finance, Class of 2011

They hosted on-campus hiring events and invited students to join the various business clubs.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 2015

Classes that correspond to real life work experience and struggles.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1984

Between the ages of 18 and 25

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Accounting and Finance, Class of 2011

The students come from all different cultures. Great mixture of personalities.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
BS - Music, Class of 1979

Dorms, classrooms, dining hall, library, gym, music rooms, theater

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1996

They have changed dramatically since I went to school.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Accounting and Finance, Class of 2011

Some are outdated, but for the most part, it gets the job done.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 2015

Combination of modern and needing updates.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 2015

All inclusive groups for minorities and religions.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
english, Class of 1996

acting, theater, hiking and drinking

Rated January 2016
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