Farmingdale State College, SUNY

Farmingdale, NY

Farmingdale State College, SUNY

Farmingdale, NY

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Undergrad Diversity

Tuition & Fees

$8,538

$18,448

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
56%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
59%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
59%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,816
Declined 3,136
Total Received 6,952
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Public

9,939

undergraduate students

57

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Farmingdale State College, founded in 1912, is a public college of technology and applied sciences. Its 380-acre campus is located in Farmingdale on Long Island, 35 miles from New York City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,996
Established in 1912
Coeducational Coeducational

380-acre campus in Farmingdale (population: 9,094), 35 miles from New York City. Served by train; major airport serves New York City; smaller airport serves Islip (20 miles); bus serves Huntington (two miles). School operates transportation to train station. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Long Island MacArthur

Farmingdale State College, SUNY
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY
11735

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Ram Nation Radio
  • Greek Life
  • E-Sports
  • Backstage Theater Company

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • Farewell to Farmingdale
  • Ramchella
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Campus Facts

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
64%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
56%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
59%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
59%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.21

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,816
Declined 3,136
Total Received 6,952

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 78
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,375

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room & board $13,318
Additional fees $1,468
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,300
Total $24,356
Average Financial Aid - $5,375
Total with Avg. Aid $18,981
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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
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, roller hockey, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

roller hockey

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Applied Economics
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Applied Psychology
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Forensic Science and Technology
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Gerontology
Health and Wellness, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Nutrition Sciences
Ornamental Horticulture
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science, Technology and Society
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

9,996

total students

99.7%

in-state

0.3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

9,939
students

Female
42%
4,188

Male
58%
5,751

1%

57
students

Female
14%
8

Male
86%
49

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

7,785
students

Female
41%
3,167

Male
59%
4,618

22%

2,154
students

Female
48%
1,021

Male
52%
1,133

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 35%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
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

1,062

Transfer students enrolled

11%

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 yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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