13,708
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,677
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
40
40%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Binghamton University, State University of New York is a University institution located in Binghamton, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 6001
Binghamton, NY  13902-6001
United States
Contact Krista Medionte-Phillips
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admit@binghamton.edu
Phone: 607-777-2171
Fax: 607-777-4445

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Asian Studies (South) Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
English Language And Literature Related Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages Related Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Applied Economics Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,467
Applied
13,507
Accepted
13,708
Enrolled
40%
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Female Admissions

17,386
Females Applied
7,085
Females Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

16,081
Males Applied
6,422
Males Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Portfolio, audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported April 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 640 711
SAT Math 650 720
ACT Composite 29 28 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,870
In-state
23,710
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,938
Full-time student fees
15,058
Room & board
9,882
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

13,677
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,199
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,719
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,001
Avg. Loan Aid
7,980
Avg. Grant Aid
9,356
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
69%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,708
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.25%
Black or African American 5.21%
White or Caucasian 57.48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 13.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.14%
Other 1.56%

Gender

Male (50.93%)
Female (49.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Fling, Frost Fest and Rec Fest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Finance Society, Student Volunteer Center, Habitat for Humanity, Pre-Medical Association and Sno-Cats Ski and Snowboard Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
only main gate open to traffic 12-5 am, emergency text system, self-defense workshops

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,047
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 754
Part-time - 293
Male - 578
Female - 469