SUNY College at Potsdam

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SUNY College at Potsdam can be found in Potsdam, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over three thousand students are enrolled at SUNY College at Potsdam.

About 70% of all applicant were accepted at SUNY College at Potsdam, and from those that were granted acceptance around 18% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall SUNY College at Potsdam Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY College at Potsdam was reported as 68.0% in Fall 2020 with over 5,080 college applications submitted to SUNY College at Potsdam. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for SUNY College at Potsdam has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 71.8%
  • 2017-2018: 66.6%
  • 2018-2019: 64.3%
  • 2019-2020: 68.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 62.5%

How Does SUNY College at Potsdam Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY College at Potsdam is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Clarkson University74.6%
St Lawrence University42.4%
SUNY College of Technology at Canton84.6%
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science69.8%
Champlain College85.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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