SUNY New Paltz is located in a safe, clean, and scenic area of New York state. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley, just a 90-minute drive from New York City. The spacious campus of rolling fields, woods and ponds, located on 318 acres, contains 52 major buildings with special facilities to support the academic work of our students and faculty. There are excellent educational facilities including a library, computer labs, sports and recreational facilities, and a new language learning center.
Learn from accomplished faculty!
Twelve New Paltz faculty have won Fulbright awards since 1980. Last year, New Paltz faculty received over $3.7 million in research and sponsored program grants from agencies such as National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, NASA, and the New York State Education Department. Seven New Paltz faculty members have earned recognition as Distinguished Professor, one of the highest honors given by the state university system.
The village of New Paltz is 95 miles north of New York City, easily accessible by bus or private car. The campus is within walking distance of stores, cinemas, banks and restaurants.
Students studying at SUNY New Paltz can enjoy all 4 seasons! Snow in the winter, beautiful blossoming flowers in the spring, a hot summer, and picturesque autumn trees.