Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Binghamton, NY

Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Binghamton, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$10,494

$30,267

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
62%
500-599
7%
400-499
1%
700-800
53%
600-699
41%
500-599
5%
30-36
64%
24-29
34%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,429
Declined 23,326
Total Received 38,755
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Public

14,165

undergraduate students

3,959

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,124
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

930‐acre campus in Binghamton (population: 45,179), 45 miles from Ithaca, 70 miles from Syracuse, 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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Greater Binghamton

Binghamton University, The State University of New York
4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton
13902-6000

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Binghamton Transfer Student Association
  • Binghamton Cheese Club
  • New York Public Interest Research Group
  • American Red Cross Club
  • Paws and Effect

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • UFest/Rec Fest
  • Parent and Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • only main gate open to traffic 12-5 am, emergency text system, self-defense workshops

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
62%
500-599
7%
400-499
1%
700-800
53%
600-699
41%
500-599
5%
30-36
64%
24-29
34%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,429
Declined 23,326
Total Received 38,755

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
class rank

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 92
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,270
Room & board $16,549
Additional fees $3,224
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $750
Total $28,793

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Racquetball

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Arabic Language and Literature
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Asian-American Studies
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Hebrew Language and Literature
History, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Industrial Engineering
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sculpture
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
South Asian Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

18,124

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

14,165
students

Female
50%
7,116

Male
50%
7,049

22%

3,959
students

Female
49%
1,934

Male
51%
2,025

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

13,845
students

Female
51%
6,989

Male
49%
6,856

3%

320
students

Female
40%
127

Male
60%
193

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 71%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

807

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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