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Undergraduate Admission

Freshman Applicants

Potsdam accepts the SUNY Application or the Common Application. Freshman applicants must complete Option 1 or Option 2 for admissions consideration.  Please only complete one of the two applications. 

Option 1: SUNY Application


Submit the following:

Option 2:  Common Application

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Submit the following:

Note:  If you submit the paper version of the Common Application, you must submit SUNY Potsdam's Supplement to the Common Application.  Do not complete this form if you submitted the Common Application online.

Crane School of Music

Admission to The Crane School consists of two parts: 1) acceptance by Crane following successful completion of the Crane audition process; and 2) academic admission by the College. Read more about the audition process.


Please visit Application Process for Transfer Students.


Please visit Freshman Requirements for International Students.

Graduate Admission

If you would like to apply to the MST, MSEd, MM, or MA programs, please visit: Graduate School Application