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Admission to SUNY New Paltz is very competitive.
SUNY New Paltz typically receives in excess of 14,000 applications for a freshman class of 1,150.
We review all general admission applications based on four components:
*If unable to submit materials electronically, official copies may be sent to:
State University of New York at New Paltz
Office of Undergraduate Admission
100 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561
SUNY New Paltz is SAT/ACT optional for the Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters (unless applying to an accelerated medical program).
Unfortunately, given the large number of applications, SUNY New Paltz does not honor requests for individual interviews.
More information on our specific requirements are found below.
Complete either the:
The Application fee is $50.00 and is non-refundable.
Please use only one application.
Veterans or military service members and/or their spouses and children should contact the Office of Veteran & Military Services at 845-257-3074 or OVMS@newpaltz.edu for further information.
SUNY New Paltz is accommodating virtual visits at this time. For more information, or to register to speak with a counselor, please visit us online at www.newpaltz.edu/admissions/visit.html.
Congratulations on your acceptance to SUNY New Paltz! SUNY New Paltz offers a creative, diverse, challenging and supportive environment, where you can get a degree from a highly respected university and an education rich in experiences that will serve you well for your lifetime.