New Paltz is a creative, diverse, challenging and supportive learning environment, with an uncommonly wide array of high-quality departments and majors. Each of these departments and majors have accumulated accomplishments, achievements, awards, and distinctions that set them apart from the competition, making New Paltz a nationally-ranked public university widely recognized as one of the best value colleges in the nation.
The Points of Pride on this page illustrate the significant achievements that New Paltz’s departments, both Academic and Administrative, have accomplished in recent years. We take great pride in sharing these achievements with our community.
This list will continue to grow as New Paltz strives to provide well-respected degrees and a high-quality educational experience that fosters intellectual and personal growth.
At New Paltz you are encouraged to explore and take intellectual risks, to find your passion, to begin your path and to find your voice.
New Paltz’s wide array of departments, programs and majors help make up a creative, diverse, challenging and supportive environment where you get a degree from a highly selective university and an education rich in experiences that will last a lifetime.
Digital Media & Journalism
Institute for Disaster Mental Health
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Political Science & International Relations
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
AMP & CSTEP
Center for International Programs
Dual Diploma Program
Haggerty English Language Program
Institute for International Business
International Student Services Office
Office of Extended Learning
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
Scholars Mentorship Program
Sojourner Truth Library
Teaching & Learning Center
Computer Services Infrastructure
Environmental Health & Safety
Facilities Design & Construction
Facilities Operation & Maintenance
Instructional Media Services
Campus Auxiliary Services
Career Resource Center
Disability Resource Center
Educational Opportunity Program
Office of Veteran & Military Services
Psychological Counseling Center
Student Activities & Union Services
University Police Department