Tuition & Fees

$8,782

$18,692

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
63%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
63%
400-499
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
43%
18-23
48%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
41%
18-23
53%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,881
Declined + 7,408
Total Received 13,289
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Public

6,343

undergraduate students

515

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2538
ACT 2932

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Location

School Facts

SUNY -- Cortland, founded in 1868, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. Its 191-acre campus is located in Cortland, 30 miles from Syracuse.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,858
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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Cortland, NY

191‐acre campus in Cortland (population: 18,698), 18 miles from Ithaca and 30 miles from Syracuse. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Syracuse; smaller airport serves Ithaca. School operates transportation to school‐owned/operated apartments. Public transportation serves campus.

SUNY — Cortland
21 Graham Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
63%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
63%
400-499
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
43%
18-23
48%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
41%
18-23
53%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (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)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,881
Declined + 7,408
Total Received 13,289

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Mark Yacavone
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 607 753-4711
F: 607 753-5998
admissions@cortland.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,591

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room $8,060
Board $4,640
Additional fees $1,712
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $22,482
Average Financial Aid - $13,591
Total with Avg. Aid $8,891

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,083,090
State $3,522,899
Institutional $56,865
Other external
Total $12,662,854

Non-need-based

Federal $964,021
State
Institutional $1,420,251
Other external $1,437,033
Total $3,821,305

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 607 753-4717
F: 607 753-5990
financial.aid@cortland.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Karen Gallagher
Director of Financial Aid
karen.gallagher@cortland.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

running

Club Sports - Women's

outdoor adventure, running

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, dance, flag football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Directors

Mike Urtz (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Courtney Wormuth (women's)
Assocaite Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
State University of New York Athletic Conference, New Jersey Athletic Conference, Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference--New York State, Collegiate Track Conference
Mascot
Blaze
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adolescence Education
Adolescent Education
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art
Art Studio
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Economics
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Coaching
Communication Studies
Community Health
Conservation Biology
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Economics
Engineering
English
Exercise Science
Fitness
French
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Geology
Graphic Design/Media
Health Education
Health Sciences
History
Human Services Studies
Individualized Program
International Studies
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Fitness Development
Literacy Education
Mathematics
Music Theatre
Musical Theatre
Outdoor Recreation
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Recreation
Recreation Education
Recreation Management
Second Language Education
Social Philosophy
Sociology
Spanish
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sport Studies
Sports Management
Teaching English as a Second Language
Therapeutic Recreation
Undeclared
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,858

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

6,343
students

Female
56%
3,582

Male
44%
2,761

8%

515
students

Female
65%
335

Male
35%
180

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

6,218
students

Female
57%
3,517

Male
43%
2,701

2%

125
students

Female
52%
65

Male
48%
60

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
  • Resume assistance

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
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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