PLATTSBURGH — College rankings released this fall have once again recognized SUNY Plattsburgh for programs and overall affordability. ranked SUNY Plattsburgh No. 1 out of 20 top online colleges in New York while ranked SUNY Plattsburgh No. 4 for the most affordable online bachelor’s degree program in New York, specifically lauding the college’s online accounting, RN-to-BSN program, and its master’s in fitness and wellness leadership program.

“Online students benefit from services and resources that include tutoring, writing and study skills, seminars, academic counseling, career planning, job placement, and internship programs,” the ranking site said of SUNY Plattsburgh.

The site ranked the college No. 19 in its “30 Best Online Bachelor in Accounting” category and No. 27 out of 50 “Best Online RN-to-BSN Programs” category. ranked the college as well, bringing it in at No. 7 among the most affordable online colleges in New York.

Additionally, affordable ranked SUNY Plattsburgh No. 20 of the top 20 affordable schools in New York, and No. 22 affordable online masters programs for its sport and wellness degree. also ranked SUNY Plattsburgh No. 19 of the 50 most affordable in-state public universities in its annual rankings.

SUNY Plattsburgh has also received favorable reviews from national publications and online sources, citing quality, affordability and reputation. These include:

• U.S. News and World Report, which placed the college 63rd for regional universities in the north out of 179 schools

• Money Magazine, which ranked the college 280 out of 744 overall for best educational quality, affordability and alumni success

• Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which ranked SUNY Plattsburgh 311 out of 500 overall, with a ranking of 85 out of 174 for out-of-state students and 113th of 174 for in-state students

• Washington Monthly, which ranked the college 161 out of 386 in the northeast as a “Best Bang for the Buck” school, and 155 out of 606 for its masters programs


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