About SUNY Potsdam

Founded in 1816, and located on the outskirts of the beautiful Adirondack Park, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America’s first 50 colleges. SUNY Potsdam currently enrolls approximately 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its handcrafted education, challenging liberal arts and sciences core, excellence in teacher training and leadership in the performing and visual arts. Empowered by its culture of creativity, the campus community recently launched Take the Lead: The Campaign for Potsdam, which aims to raise $27 million by the College's bicentennial in 2016. For more information, visit http://www.potsdam.edu.


SUNY Potsdam Awards Scholarships to Undergraduate and Graduate Students

The State University of New York at Potsdam has awarded scholarships, grants and awards to 998 students for the 2014-15 academic year. These accomplished SUNY Potsdam undergraduate and graduate students were recognized for their achievements with support for their educational experience.

2 days ago
Theatre and Dance

SUNY Potsdam Theatre Students Star in 'Back of the Throat' Play

SUNY Potsdam's Department of Theatre and Dance is set to debut a production of Yussef El Guindi's post-9/11 play, "Back of the Throat," at the College's new Performing Arts Center. The show will open Oct. 23 and close Nov. 2.

8 days ago
Crane School of Music

Crane School of Music Vocalists Chosen for Masterclass with Stephanie Blythe

Ten students at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music were chosen to take part in a vocal masterclass led by internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe on Sept. 28.

9 days ago
Student Leadership

SUNY Potsdam Students Complete Leadership Conference

135 SUNY Potsdam students representing more than 50 clubs and organizations took part in the Dr. Millard and Ruth Harmon Student Leader Conference to open the fall semester.

10 days ago

Transfer Students Commit to Attend SUNY Potsdam

More than 250 transfer students have already indicated their commitment to attend SUNY Potsdam in the fall by submitting deposits. The group of incoming transfer students will begin classes in August, and hail from across New York State and beyond.

5 months ago