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Tuition

$8,645

$17,795

not including room and board

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,104
Declined + 16,128
Total Received 28,232
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undergraduateRatios

53%

47%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Biological Science
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

Binghamton University, founded in 1946, is a medium-sized, comprehensive, doctoral-granting university. Its 930-acre campus is located in Binghamton, N.Y., just three hours from New York City and Philadelphia, Pa.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,308
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 2535
ACT 2956

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Public

12,356

undergraduate students

2,952

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
55%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
32%
600-699
58%
500-599
9%
400-499
1%
700-800
21%
600-699
56%
500-599
22%
400-499
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
60%
18-23
3%
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Binghamton, NY

930-acre campus in Binghamton (population: 46,996), 70 miles from Syracuse, 45 miles from Ithaca, and 180 miles from New York City. Served by bus; major airport serves Syracuse; smaller airport serves Broome County (seven miles). School operates transportation to nearby towns. Public transportation serves campus (free with student ID).

SUNY — Binghamton
4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
27 fraternities 12% of male students
 
18 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
55%
Top 1/4
88%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
55%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
32%
600-699
58%
500-599
9%
400-499
1%
700-800
21%
600-699
56%
500-599
22%
400-499
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
60%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,104
Declined + 16,128
Total Received 28,232

Admissions Contact

Sandra Starke
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
P: 607 777-2171
F: 607 777-4445
admit@binghamton.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,570
Room $8,054
Board $4,392
Additional fees $2,075
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $21,091
Average Financial Aid - $11,783
Total with Avg. Aid $9,308

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,783

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,012,857
State $15,769,903
Institutional $1,604,380
Other external $987,669
Total $34,374,809

Non-need-based

Federal
State $870,733
Institutional $308,217
Other external $714,118
Total $1,893,068

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
America East Conference (Division I), Colonial Athletic Association (Division I), America Sky Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Baxter the Bearcat
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
Anthropology
Arabic
Art History
Art/Art Studies
Asian/Asian American Studies
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biological Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology Adolescence Education 7-12
Biomedical Anthropology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Chemistry Adolescence Education 7-12
Childhood Education
Chinese Studies
Cinema
Classical Studies
Classical Studies/Greek/Latin
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Community Health Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
Community Health Nursing
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Information Science
Creative Writing
Earth Sciences Adolescence Education 7-12
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Studies
Educational Theory/Practice
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
English Adolescence Education 7-12
English/Rhetoric
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies
Executive Business Administration
Family Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family Nursing
Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
Finance
French
French Adolescence Education/7-12
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geology
German
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
Gerontological Nursing
Global/International Affairs
Health Systems/Industrial/Systems Engineering
Health Systems/Systems Science
Hebrew
History
Human Development
Inclusive Childhood Education 1-6
Individualized Major
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Systems
Integrative Neuroscience
Italian
Japanese Studies
Judaic Studies
Korean Studies
Latin
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Linguistics
Literacy Education 5-12
Literacy Education Birth-Grade 6
Management
Marketing
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Math/Science/Actuarial
Mathematical Physics
Mathematical Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Adolescence Education 7-12
Mechanical Engineering
Medieval Studies
Music
Music Performance
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Law
Physics
Physics Adolescence Education 7-12
Political Science
Pre-Dental
Pre-Health
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Veterinary
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner
Psychiatric Nursing
Psychology
Public Administration
Social Studies Adolescence Education 7-12
Social Work
Social/Political/Ethical/Legal Philosophy
Sociology
South Asian Studies
Spanish
Spanish Adolescence Education/7-12
Special Education/Adolescence
Special Education/Childhood Education
Student Affairs Administration
Supply Chain Management
Systems Engineering
Systems Science
Theatre
Theatre/Acting/Directing
Theatre/Dance
Theatre/Technical Design
Translation Studies/Language Interpretation
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Undergraduate

81%

12,356
students

Female
47%
5,773

Male
53%
6,583

Graduate

19%

2,952
students

Female
50%
1,482

Male
50%
1,470

undergraduateFull-time

96%

11,904
students

Female
48%
5,598

Male
52%
6,306

undergraduatePart-time

4%

452
students

Female
39%
175

Male
61%
277

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

credits

Minimum transfers must complete

44

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 77
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
South Korea
Turkey
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Talia Popovski
Assistant Director
607 777-2171
international@binghamton.edu

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