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3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: I kind of just stick to my group of friends. I will say it is easy making friends on campus.

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4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: They're all very friendly and open minded. Could talk to most people in my classes.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Parties are fun, but social life seems to be drama filled.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: everyone is nice and always saying hi to everyone around campus

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Everyone is truly their own person and everyone is both accepting as well as accepted. Come as you are, honestly, New Paltz students are insanely friendly and open to anything!

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At SUNY New Paltz, there is a disproportionate ratio of female to male students, with girls making up around 64 percent of the school population. Many students, both girls and guys, are very attractive; they take care of themselves and dress fashionably.

There are also some students who don't really care about what they look like, and it shows. Regardless, hookups are frequent; everyone's just trying to have a good time. Most hookups start at parties or the bars.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
Male Undergrads
Birth Control Available?
Condoms at the health center
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. Cabaloosa
  2. Oasis
  3. P&G's
Best Places to Hook Up
The quad at night
Social Scene
For the most part, students are very outgoing and willing to make new friends. Parties are definitely easy to find out about, thanks to Facebook and fliers that are handed out around campus. Most kids are very welcoming and accepting. Be open, flexible, and kind, and you are guaranteed to make friends as you go!
Hookups or Relationships?
Definitely hookups, although many students pursue relationships (many of which seem successful!).
Dress Code
Think casual and free-spirited during the day, and a bit more classy and seductive at night. Example: wearing a comfortable V-neck and corduroys to class and changing into a button-down and jeans (for guys) or a skirt (for girls) to hit the bars.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 51 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 50 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 56 responses

  • 22% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 18% Casual dating at your school
  • 13% None
  • 12% Long-distance relationship
  • 11% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 9% Exclusively dating someone at your school
  • 7% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 3% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school
  • 2% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school
  • 1% Casual dating at a neighboring school

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 21 responses

  • 33% Hippie
  • 33% Theres a lot of different people
  • 10% Quiet
  • 10% Hipster
  • 5% Spontaneous!
  • 5% Spunky
  • 5% Individual

What are the best places to meet guys/girls?    Based on 14 responses

  • 33% Classes, clubs, athletic center
  • 23% P&G's
  • 17% Parties
  • 13% Oasis
  • 10% Cafeteria
  • 3% Cabaloosa

What are the best ways to make friends at your school?    Based on 17 responses

  • 40% Be the first to approach them and talk to them
  • 36% Chatting in classes
  • 16% Clubs
  • 4% Friends of friends
  • 4% Join Greek Life!

How accepting is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) dating life on campus?    Based on 19 responses

  • 79% There are lots of openly-dating LGBT couples. It is widely accepted.
  • 21% There are some openly-dating LGBT couples. A lot of people accept it.
  • 0% There are almost no openly-dating LGBT couples. Most people don't accept it.
  • 0% You won't see any LGBT couples on campus. It is widely not accepted.

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 55 responses

  • 38% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.
  • 51% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 7% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 4% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.
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