SUNY -- Cortland

Cortland, NY

SUNY -- Cortland

Cortland, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$8,806

$18,716

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,959
Declined 6,983
Total Received 12,942
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Public

6,295

undergraduate students

539

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,834
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Syracuse
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tompkins County

SUNY — Cortland
21 Graham Avenue
Cortland
13045

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Cortaca (annual Cortland vs. Ithaca football game)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
63%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
63%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
50%
12-17
2%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.37

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,959
Declined 6,983
Total Received 12,942

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
first generation
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room & board $13,100
Additional fees $1,736
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $2,038
Total $24,944

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
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Bowling, Fencing, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Squash, Table tennis, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Bowling, Fencing, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Squash, Table tennis, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Criminology
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geochemistry
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Human Services, General
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Reading Teacher Education
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

6,834

total students

96.9%

in-state

3.1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

6,295
students

Female
56%
3,553

Male
44%
2,742

8%

539
students

Female
63%
341

Male
37%
198

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

6,170
students

Female
57%
3,488

Male
43%
2,682

2%

125
students

Female
52%
65

Male
48%
60

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

613

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
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

Not reported

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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