The best public university in the Northeast
Nestled in the heart of New York, Binghamton University offers an extraordinary academic journey that combines intellect, innovation, and inspiration. As you step onto our vibrant campus, you'll be greeted by a community driven by a passion for learning and a commitment to excellence.
At Binghamton, education transcends the classroom, with research opportunities that empower you to delve into your interests and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries. Our world-renowned faculty, who are not just educators but mentors, will guide you as you navigate your academic path and pursue your aspirations. With over 130 undergraduate and over 80 graduate programs, our research, scholarship, and creative exploration have earned an international reputation, and our learning opportunities, internships, and leadership experiences will help you master the skills you need to succeed.
Beyond academics, Binghamton thrives with a kaleidoscope of cultures and activities. From engaging clubs and organizations to cultural festivals, you'll find your niche and forge lifelong connections. The picturesque surroundings invite you to explore, offering hiking trails, artistic venues, and bustling downtown adventures. Most of all, we want our students to have an exciting, fulfilling, and rewarding college experience. We have such a remarkable freshmen retention rate (91.7%) because we haven't forgotten that college is about a whole lot more than classes. It's our 400+ student clubs and organizations, our NCAA Division I sports, our tight-knit residential communities and our supportive and hardworking staff. And, we aren't just engaged on campus. Our campus culture encourages service to the community and the University has a significant economic impact on the region and the state.
Binghamton University stands as a microcosm of the world, where diverse perspectives enrich your education and global awareness. Here, we believe that a 21st century college education requires a deep engagement with the world. Our vision is to design a distinctly global educational experience and foster an inclusive campus community that infuses all aspects of college life with an international perspective. That vision is reality at Binghamton. The University has been recognized with seven national awards for innovation in international education. Students from more than 100 countries choose Binghamton because they know it's one of few American universities that emphasize meaningful cultural and intellectual exchange.
Choose Binghamton University, where every moment is an opportunity to learn, lead, and leave your mark on the world. Your journey starts here, and the possibilities are limitless.
Ranked #35 among the "Top Public Schools in the Nation" | U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Ranked #73 among the "Best Value Schools" | U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Ranked #27 among the "Best Undergraduate Business Schools" | Poets & Quants, 2022
Binghamton University is located in the Southern Tier of upstate New York, just one mile west of the city of Binghamton and a short drive from major urban centers in New York and neighboring states.
City of Binghamton
A short drive from main campus, downtown Binghamton is a hub of activity. The city offers residents endless entertainment, dining, and recreational options.