6,346
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,563
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Small town
Setting
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Overview

State University of New York College at Cortland is a Comprehensive institution located in Cortland, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 2000
Cortland, NY  13045
United States
Contact Director of Admission
Email: admissions@cortland.edu
Phone: 607-753-4711
Fax: 607-753-5998

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Reading Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Speech/language Impairments Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation 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
International/global Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geochemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,346
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

6,374
Females Applied
3,332
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,535
Males Applied
2,376
Males Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
One recommendation
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
3 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 600
SAT Math 530 600
ACT Composite 22 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,870
In-state
16,650
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,666
Full-time student fees
12,486
Room & board
7,976
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

14,563
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,839
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,222
Avg. Loan Aid
3,533
Avg. Grant Aid
5,865
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,346
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.79%
Black or African American 6.21%
White or Caucasian 72.76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 1.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 2.34%
Other 3.57%

Gender

Male (43.82%)
Female (56.18%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

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:
Cortaca (annual Cortland vs. Ithaca football game)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

619
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 309
Part-time - 310
Male - 292
Female - 327