Welcome to SUNY New Paltz's dual diploma program. We are pleased that you have selected this unique and competitive academic program. This dual diploma undergraduate program was created by the Turkish Education Council (YÖK) and the State University of New York (SUNY) in 2003. Under this program, students will have the opportunity to:
practice and develop excellent English language skills with native speakers in classroom and social settings.
develop personal culture knowledge extended from the bicultural learning experience.
complete a rigorous undergraduate dual degree in four years and receive both a Turkish and an American diploma from two well-established universities.
Students who would like to apply for this program must currently be an admitted and matriculated business dual diploma student at Istanbul Technical University (ITU). They also must meet certain requirements to ensure that they are prepared to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by SUNY New Paltz and contribute to academic life on campus.
Applicantmust submit the following items to be considered for full admission to SUNY New Paltz:
Diploma (Lise Diplomasi) of secondary (Post-elementary) education
ÖSYM score results
Current university official transcript (GPA must be 2.0 or higher)
Proof of English language proficiency
TOEFL Minumum Scores Internet-based (iBT): 74 OR Paper-based test or institute test (PBT): 550
IELTS Minumum Score
IELTS (international English Language Testing System) Academic purposes test overall score: 6.5
Successful Completion of the Haggerty English Language Program at SUNY New Paltz
5. Photocopy of the picture/name page of valid passport
6. Financial Statement
All dual diploma program applicants must provide proof of financial support for their total educational and living expenses in the US before the I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status) can be issued.
Estimated Cost of Attendance
Summer I 2014*
Included in Spring
Room and Board
Books and Personal Expenses
* The costs are estimated based on currently available data and the actual amounts could be higher or low based on mandated changes in tuition, variability in living expenses, or revisions to fees or health insurance costs. * New students will also pay a one-time orientation fee to cover the costs of meals and activities during orientation.
For more information on the estimated costs of attendance, please click herewhen it becomes available in October.
Step three - Pre-arrival informationand forms.
Once your application is accepted, we will issue an I-20 and send it to you. Pre-arrival information and instructions on how to apply for a F-1 visa will be available on learning content. You also need to provide the following information and forms:
Airport Arrival Information
Attendance Response and Housing License form
All new students are automatically enrolled in the international student health insurance plan provided by HTH Worldwide Insurance (http://www.hthstudents.com/). The SUNY policy provides access to excellent medical services in the local area, full coverage of prescription medication, and treatment for pre-existing conditions, as well as medical evacuation and repatriation. It is readily accepted by physicians and hospitals throughout the United States. For more information, please chick the following link: SUNY Student Health Insurance 2013-2014.
HOUSING AND MEAL PLAN
We encourage all new students to live on campus. It is a great way to make friends during your time in New Paltz and to have easy access to campus resources and activities. You can reserve a room on campus by sending us the Housing License by the deadline. Information about the residence halls are on our website: http://www.newpaltz.edu/reslife/. Information about the meal plan can also be found on our website: http://cas.newpaltz.edu/meal-plans
You will receive a bill online after registering classes in New Paltz. Payment is due on the first day of classes. You have several options to pay for your tuition, fees and living expenses, including paying by cash, travelers check, personal check, or credit card. You may also take the more convenient and safe way by using an international wire transfer to pay for it. This may be completed before you arrive on our campus. Please contact the bank in your home country to request specific information about fees and procedures for transferring money to the United States.
Once you have contacted your bank, notify the Office of Student Accounts that you will be sending a wire transfer and request the Routing Number and Swift Code. You may contact the Student Account Office by telephone at (845) 257-3150 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about payment can be found in Office of Student Accounts website.
Official airport pick-up date
Wednesday, January 15
Off-campus student check-in
Thursday, January 16
Thursday, January 16
First day of class
Tuesday, January 21
Last day of class
Tuesday, January 6
End of semester
Friday, May 16
Residence Halls close at 10a.m.
Saturday, May 17
All new students are expected to participate in new international student orientation. During orientation, students will finalize course schedules, complete important campus business before classes begin, and learn about important resources on and off campus.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Kathleen Geher, Program Director, at email@example.com or call (845) 257-3594.
We are looking forward to reading you application soon and hope you find the following links helpful as you prepare to come to New Paltz.