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ITU Economics - Returning Student
New Paltz, United States (Incoming Program)
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Welcome!  Returning Students !

Istanbul Technical University - SUNY New Paltz
Dual Diploma Program - Economics

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 Application Deadline:
    October 15, 2015

  Contact Information:
    Program Director: Dr. Kathleen Geher
    Phone: (845) 257-3594
    Fax: (845) 257-3608

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our returning students. We are looking forward to seeing you back on campus.  To ensure that you are prepared to continue your studies at New Paltz, you must show scholastic achievement by maintaining a good academic performance (with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher) at Istanbul Technical University (ITU).


Step one - Submit an application online.

To apply for returning to the program, please click LOGIN on the menu bar at the top of this page, and use the Studio Abroad username and password you used last year to log in and follow the instructions to submit your application. If you forget your password, you can always reset it by clicking  "Forgot your password?" under login button on the login page.  A temporary password will be sent to your personal email account. If you encounter any login issues, please email your problems to

Step two - Submit required documents.

Once your application is accepted, you will be asked to provide the following information and forms.  Please follow the instructions and complete the requirements. 

  1. Airport Arrival Information
  2. Attendance Response and Housing License Form
  3. Course SelectionsForm
Step three - Review Learning Content.

The learning contents on the left-hand side of your application provide all of the important information you need while preparing to study at SUNY New Paltz, including the official airport pick-up dates, housing information, tuition costs and payment details. Although failure to review learning contents will not affect your opportunity to study at New Paltz, we strongly encourage you to read those materials.

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All international students are automatically enrolled in the international student health insurance plan provided by HTH Worldwide Insurance ( 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 coverage.  It is readily accepted by physicians and hospitals throughout the United States. For more information, please click on health insurance brochure 2015-2016.

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We encourage 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: Information about the meal plan can also be found on our website at

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Estimated Cost of Attendance 

Semester Spring 2016* Summer 2016* Total
Tuition $8,160 $4,080 $12,240
Fees   $645.50 $295.80 $941.30
Health Insurance $759 Included in Spring $759
Room and Board $5,740 $2,135 $7,875
Books and Personal Expenses $2,000 $500 $2,500
Total $17,304.50 $7,010.8 $24,315.30
*The 2016 costs are estimates and assume a 6% increase in tuition, fees, health insurance, and room and board.  These amounts ( in italics) are not determined and could be higher or lower.

For more information regarding the estimated cost of attendance, please click here to go to the Student Accounts webpage.

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You will receive a bill online after registering classes at SUNY New Paltz. The payment due date will be available on your bill or in your webpage (under Money). You have several options to pay for your tuition, fees and living expenses, but we recommend that you pay online with a credit card.  Alternatively you may pay when you arrive using cash, traveler's check, personal check, or credit card.  You may also pay with  an international wire transfer but your bank may charge fees for this service. This process should 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, notifying 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 More Information about the payment can be found in Office of Student Accounts website.

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The center for International Programs provides bus transportation to New Paltz from John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York City.  The official arrival pick-up date for the semester of Spring 2016 is scheduled on Thursday, January 14, 2016. If you have signed up, but for any reason, you are not able to arrive during the time as specified, please contact our office.  Please remember the bus will not wait for you if your flight is delayed and you will need to make your own arrangements to travel to New Paltz. Please notify the Center for International Programs of any changes in your travel plans by emailing or calling the office at (845)257-3595.  The detailed information regarding airport pick-up will be emailed to you from SUNY New Paltz approximately one week before the scheduled arrival date.

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Semester Spring 2016 Summer 2016
Official airport pickup date Thursday, January 14 -
On campus move-in date Thursday, January 14 -
First day of class Tuesday, January 20 TBD
Last day of class Tuesday, May 3 TBD
End of semester Friday, May 13 TBD
Residence halls close at 10a.m. Saturday, May 14 TBD
Undergraduate commencement Sunday, May 15 TBD

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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.
        Academic Calendar Areas of Study
        Academic Policies Top Ten Tips in Turkish
        Tuition and Fees Frequently Asked Questions
        Program Schedule Schedule of Classes
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The Dual Diploma Program welcomes each and every one of you and wishes you a successful academic year!


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 10/15/2015 ** Rolling Admission 01/20/2016 05/13/2016

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.