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Study at SUNY Potsdam



SUNY Potsdam is found in Potsdam, NY. Potsdam is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master s degree at SUNY Potsdam.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in music, mathematics, art studies, drama and performing arts, and education and teaching.

SUNY Potsdam Selectivity

Admission to SUNY Potsdam is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 470. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 480 and 580.

Faculty

SUNY Potsdam has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student enrolment

Students numbered 4,338 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life

SUNY Potsdam has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. SUNY Potsdam values student athletics, and belongs to the State University of New York Athletic Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The State University of New York at Potsdam prepares students to act as engaged global citizens and to lead lives enriched by critical thought, creativity, and discovery. As an inclusive scholarly community rooted in our historic role in providing exemplary teacher and music education and our leadership in the fine and performing arts, we are committed to the liberal arts and sciences as an academic foundation for all students. With an abiding sense of responsibility to our region and to the world beyond, SUNY Potsdam fosters an appreciation of and respect for the variety of human experience. "

SUNY Potsdam Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching585education courses, music teaching, reading teaching, curriculum and instruction, special ed, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, English teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts188 English, history, sociology, speech and rhetoric, political science, anthropology, Spanish language, economics, . . .
Business and Management62 business management, labor relations, managerial economics
Therapy and Counseling56psychology
Art Studies46art studies, visual and performing arts
Science40 biology, physics, geology, chemistry, biochemistry
Music28music performance, music, music management, music theory and composition
Mathematics26mathematics
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering 19computer support, computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts17drama, dance
Engineering14archeology
Conservation and Resource Management5 conservation
Religion and Philosophy3 philosophy
Fine Arts1art history and criticism

Contact: SUNY Potsdam

SUNY Potsdam

Pierrepont Ave

Potsdam, NY 13676-2294

General Phone: (315) 267-2000

http://www.potsdam.edu



Contact: SUNY Potsdam

SUNY Potsdam

Pierrepont Ave

Potsdam, NY 13676-2294

General Phone: (315) 267-2000

http://www.potsdam.edu
 



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