SUNY Adirondack, SUNY Plattsburgh announce dual admissions

April 15, 2024

Apply to both colleges to earn a bachelor's degree on Queensbury campus

QUEENSBURY, New York (April 15, 2024) — SUNY Adirondack and SUNY Plattsburgh Queensbury announced a dual admission agreement today.

Students who apply to select SUNY Adirondack programs will have the option to also be accepted into related bachelor’s degree programs at SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, further simplifying the transfer process.

The agreement was lauded by Johanna Duncan-Poitier, SUNY senior vice chancellor for Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline, who spoke at the event.

“This partnership makes earning a bachelor’s degree right here on our Queensbury campus easier than ever,” said Kristine D. Duffy, Ed.D., president of SUNY Adirondack. “SUNY Adirondack students now have an opportunity to secure acceptance into SUNY Plattsburgh while getting all the benefits of attending our community college for an associate degree, the credits of which transfer directly.”

When applying to SUNY Adirondack, students are asked to select a degree program. Those who select Liberal Arts Humanities and Social Sciences with a concentration in Psychology will be asked if they would also like to apply to a bachelor’s degree program in Psychology at SUNY Plattsburgh; those who select Criminal Justice: Police Science to Plattsburgh’s Criminal Justice; Liberal Arts Humanities and Social Sciences to Plattsburgh’s Human Development and Family Relations Major; and Computer Science or Information Technology: Cybersecurity to Plattsburgh’s Computer Security.

“I am thrilled to solidify this partnership with SUNY Adirondack Community College through our dual admission agreement,” said Alexander Enyedi, Ph.D., president of SUNY Plattsburgh. “This initiative reflects our commitment to providing seamless pathways for students to pursue higher education and achieve their academic goals. By offering this opportunity, we are streamlining the transfer process and empowering students to pursue their bachelor's degree here at the Queensbury branch campus. This collaboration exemplifies the strength and unity within the SUNY system, and we look forward to welcoming students into our diverse and vibrant academic community."

SUNY Plattsburgh has had a presence in Warren County for more than 50 years, starting at Queensbury High School and moving to SUNY Adirondack in the 1990s. In 2005, the university opened an extension center at SUNY Adirondack and, in 2008, moved into J. Buckley Bryan Regional Higher Education Center, making it the first SUNY to establish a branch campus at a community college.

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