SUNY Potsdam is a place where students can explore new ideas and experiences. If you're looking for an exceptional education and a challenging academic experience, you'll find it at SUNY Potsdam.
Whether it's in the arts, sciences, business, music or teaching, SUNY Potsdam offers a wide variety of programs designed to let you explore career fields. You may even find one you haven't considered yet. The College's liberal arts focus will expand your thinking and help you to enhance your writing and speaking capabilities. This creates success in any field you choose.
Our professors are dedicated to teaching. You'll never have a course taught by a graduate student. SUNY Potsdam is also committed to ensuring that our students succeed in our rigorous academic environment. We offer programs specifically designed to assist new freshmen with managing the intricacies of daily college life. The Freshman Year Experience, Freshman Success Seminar and Freshman Interest Groups are all strongly recommended for new students to assist with the transition from high school to college, maximizing their potential for success.
SUNY Potsdam annually awards over $500,000 in scholarships to academically talented new students to reward them for their success in high school.