We educate our students to be ethical professionals and leaders who can meet the demands of a changing global business environment. We are committed to the continuous advancement of our School and aspire to be the business resource hub of the Mid-Hudson Valley through our values of honesty, integrity, openness, cooperation, liberal arts tradition and service to students.
In just five years, students can satisfy the requirements for both a bachelor degree in business and an MBA!
Please visit the Undergraduate Catalog for more information.
Within 6 months after graduation, 97% of graduates are employed or in graduate school.
New entrepreneurship major is a one-of-a-kind program in our region: Dedicated to growth, creativity and entrepreneurial thinking.
We attract students from around the corner and around the globe:
Albania, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Ethiopia, France, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Slovak, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
More than half of our faculty members have lived and worked outside the U.S., in countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
The School enrolls international students from universities around the world as part of dual degree and exchange programs, the Institute for International Business and regular enrollment. Our students represent 29 different countries.
New Paltz is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education. This means that our students receive a world-class business education that provides the skills employers and alumni are telling us students need to succeed in today’s ever-changing, global business environment.
in the recently renovated van den Berg Hall, the historic campus building that serves as the home of the School of Business. Students and faculty collaborate in modern learning spaces designed to prepare future professionals for 21st century workplaces.
with smart classrooms and state-of-the-art technology. In addition to our Bloomberg Trading Room, the Hudson Valley Venture Hub is a dedicated hightech space equipped to support our students and connect Hudson Valley entrepreneurs.
of 15:1 results in small class sizes (36 students for undergraduate and 25 for MBA), providing opportunities for individualized attention and direct interaction between students and professors
from universities around the world as part of dual degree and exchange programs, the Institute for International Business and regular enrollment. Our students represent 29 different countries. More than half of our faculty members have lived and worked outside the U.S.
The Business Advisory Council provides input to the School of Business to insure that students are taught the skills, knowledge and ethical behaviors required for successful and satisfying business careers.
connects our student entrepreneurs with the entrepreneurial ecosystem from the Hudson Valley and beyond. Venture Hub events give students an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to mentors and investors.
is a supportive community that fosters a high level of interaction among students, faculty and staff and offers a rich array of leadership and professional development opportunities. All students have personalized career support through our Career Resource Advisor, individualized academic advising services through our Center for Business Advising, and access to a network of alumni.
School of Business classrooms, labs, faculty and staff offices, and shared meeting spaces are located van den Berg Hall (VH). VH features a finance lab with Bloomberg terminals and a computer lab with business and analytics software; a friendly and well equipped student lounge; smart classrooms with state-of-the-art technological equipment; a wireless environment; and televisions displaying business news and School of Business events.
Our talented faculty are experienced educators who have extensive expertise in diverse areas of specialization. They have terminal degrees and all remain current in their fields through intellectual contributions, teaching, service and practice. Excellence in teaching is strongly emphasized and all faculty members maintain a close working relationship with our students. The faculty work together with a committed and helpful administrative staff to provide a supportive, student-centered learning environment.
The School of Business is home to the business plan competition, debate competition, and investment competition. Supported by our faculty and local businesses, these competitions provide students with valuable business experience and the opportunity to show off their capabilities.
Business student associations are a great way for our students to get hands-on experience with organizations, participating in consulting projects, company visits and networking events. We have organizations that relate to all of our majors, including American Marketing Association, Management Association, National Association for Black Accountants, Accounting and Finance Association, Business Analytics Association and more.
The School of Business requires students to gain practical experience prior to graduation. Our students intern at major corporations including PwC, EY, Deloitte, Google, as well as local and regional marketing firms, banks, hospitals and non-profits.
State University of New York at New Paltz is proud to be among the best in business education.
Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a student can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. The Society’s mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement, foster personal and professional excellence, advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.
The School of Business has a Career Counselor dedicated to providing career counseling for business students three days a week. The Career Counselor is available to help students develop resumes and cover letters, locate internships or employment opportunities, perfect interviewing techniques and more.
Leonard Boccia, '89 (Finance/Marketing)
Managing Director, Wealth Management, UBS
Jennifer LoCascio, '12 (Accounting)
Fitzarnaz Drummond, '06 (Finance/Management)
Executive Manager, Westpac Group, Sydney, Australia
Brett Grossfield, '12 (Management)
Senior Manager, Global Partnerships, NBA
Elizabeth Muzyka, '18 (Marketing)
Senior Customer Success Manager, AppCard
Dylan Ann Krakowski, '17 (Accounting)
Associate, IT Audit and Assurance, KPMG