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  • We Are International

    SUNY Plattsburgh is home to students from more than 60 countries. Our global family includes 325+ international students who find a safe, welcoming, and friendly place to live, learn and grow.

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  • An Academically Challenging Experience

    Our exceptional Honors Program invites students demonstrating high academic achievement to access special seminars, research projects and facilities. The Honors Center is a place where our very best students and faculty work and learn together.

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  • Generous Scholarships for International Students

    We value our global community. All international students receive a scholarship award that is renewable annually.

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  • More to Explore

    With lakes, mountains and miles of hiking trails close by, we’ve got your downtime covered.

International Student Admissions

From the moment you decide to apply to the moment you walk across the platform at college graduation, the staff of the Global Education Office is committed to your success.

We know that leaving your home country to study in the United States means challenging yourself and taking risks. We are here to help you turn those great risks into great rewards that will last a lifetime.


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Scholarships Available

English Proficiency Requirements

We offer admission through our English Bridge Program with a TOEFL score of 57 or better. (IELTS = 5.5+)

English Bridge Program

Costs & Scholarships

A college education is an investment in your future. SUNY Plattsburgh’s total cost of attendance includes tuition, food, accommodations, personal expenses and fees. We offer partial scholarships to every accepted international student that can help you and your family make your dream come true.

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There is no separate application for our scholarships. You will receive your scholarship award(s) when you receive your admission decision. Scholarships are the only form of financial aid that is available to international applicants.

College Factual best overall value for interntional students badgeSUNY Plattsburgh is a Top 100 Best for International Students School in 2021 College Factual Ranking

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