Distinctive location opens up a wealth of opportunities Distinctive location opens up a wealth of opportunities

SUNY - Plattsburgh is a public institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrolment of 5,706 and the campus size is 300 acres.

More than 88 percent of SUNY - Plattsburgh students are New York residents, and females make up slightly more than 55 percent of the student body. Students have more than 100 clubs and organisations to consider joining. The SUNY—Plattsburgh athletic teams, the Cardinals, are Division III competitors in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Students aren't guaranteed on-campus housing, though there is usually room for all who apply.

SUNY Plattsburgh's distinctive location - near Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains and Canada - opens up a wealth of opportunities for students. Science and environmental science classes, for example, have access to 8,600 acres of forests and agricultural land through the W. H. Miner Institute. This land is used as a lab, researching botany, wild life, forest preservation and more. Through the Lake Champlain Research Institute, students work to do things like fight invasive species, study the effects of fishing tournaments and learn about local ecosystems. 

Quick Facts:

Location: Plattsburgh, New York, USA
City Population: 19,989
University Population: 6,214
Climate: New York has a humid continental climate. Weather in New York is heavily influenced by two continental air masses: a warm, humid one from the southwest and a cold, dry one from the northwest.
Nearest Airport: Plattsburgh International Airport
University website: www.plattsburgh.edu