Potsdam, NY Colleges

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Potsdam is a town located in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The town population was 17,029 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 13676. Potsdam is a cultural and educational hub of Northern New York. When Clarkson University and SUNY Potsdam are both in session, the population increases by approximately 7,500 students. In addition to the two colleges located in Potsdam, it borders two other universities - St. Lawrence University and SUNY Canton just ten miles away in the town of Canton. The Potsdam market is considerably larger. Nearly 46,000 people live within a 15-mile radius of the Potsdam. Further, Potsdam and the surrounding areas are home to many lakes, ponds and rivers, hiking and cross country ski trails, as well as the Adirondack Mountains that allow for many hours of outdoor recreation-whatever the season.The presence of Universities add thousands of students and attract other professionals to the town from all over. People of over 40 nationalities live,study and work in Potsdam-a truly diverse for the town of its size. The town is named after the city of Potsdam in Germany. The Town of Potsdam also contains a village named Potsdam. Potsdam is centrally located within the county and is northeast of Canton, the county seat.

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Schools in and around Potsdam, NY

Name
SUNY College at Potsdam
Four or more years; Public; $14,320 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
Clarkson University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $35,940 average out-state tuition; $35,940 average in-state tuition
St Lawrence University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $42,420 average out-state tuition; $42,420 average in-state tuition
SUNY College of Technology at Canton
Four or more years; Public; $14,320 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $20,570 average out-state tuition; $20,570 average in-state tuition
North Country Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,600 average out-state tuition; $3,900 average in-state tuition
Jefferson Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,808 average out-state tuition; $3,648 average in-state tuition

Potsdam, NY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017