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Admissions: Undergraduate

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Visit SUNY New Paltz

You can find a lot of information about SUNY New Paltz online, but the best way to see what we're really all about is to come for a visit.

Our admissions office offers daily tours of campus, which include a 30-minute information session followed by a 90-minute, student-led walking tour.

The vibrant town of New Paltz is within easy walking distance from campus.

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Apply to SUNY New Paltz

Come to New Paltz for a degree that will open doors to career opportunities…and an education that will last a lifetime.

With 105 undergraduate degree programs, New Paltz's curriculum spans the liberal arts and sciences with professional programs in the fine and performing arts, education, health care, business, and engineering.

Our diverse faculty of distinguished scholars and artists inspire our students to a love of learning, a meaningful engagement with the life of the mind, and an involvement in public service.

Meet Our Students

My Degree

Journalism and Organizational Communication

My Education

Challenging myself, and to remember to look at things open-mindly.

What's one highlight of your New Paltz experience that you'd like to share?

"I went cliff jumping at High Falls with friends. I thought I'd just tan and hang out. Some of my friends with me were lifeguards. Because of all the support I felt, I took a leap of faith – literally! I jumped. It was exhilarating. A big rush. So now, when I face a challenge, I know I did that – so I can do this new thing, too."

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Important Dates


  • Early Action - November 15
  • Regular Consideration - April 1
  • EOP Freshmen - April 1
  • 7-Year Medical Program - January 15
  • 7-Year Optometry Program - January 15

International Freshmen

  • Fall Enrollment - April 1
  • Spring Enrollment - November 1
  • National Candidates Reply Due Date - May 1



  • Application available – August 1
  • Fall Enrollment - April 1
  • Fall Art/Visual Art Education Enrollment – March 15
  • National Candidates Reply Due Date - May 1


  • Application available – August 1
  • Spring Enrollment - December 1
  • Spring Art/Visual Art Education Enrollment - October 15

    Enrollment Deposit is due within 10 days of acceptance date.

International Transfer Applicants:

  • Fall Enrollment - April 1
  • Spring Enrollment - December 1

Note: All dates subject to change without notice.