Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale, NY

Farmingdale State College (formerly SUNY College of Technology of Farmingdale) is a public college within the State University of New York system. Founded in 1912, the college provides career-oriented baccalaureate and associate degrees in technological fields and the applied sciences that support local economic development. All professional and technical programs have a strong foundation in the liberal arts. Students constantly examine the essential connections between technology and the arts and humanities. The college's 380-acre campus is located on Long Island, 25 miles from New York City.

Website: www.farmingdale.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,552
Undergraduate
Students
(43.2%) 4,124 Women
(56.8%) 5,428 Men
22
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
59% of 6,063 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
530 average
490-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
532 average
490-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,744
Out-of-state: $34,524
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,306
Out-of-state: $18,086
Room and Board
$13,238
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$8,390
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$22,105
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
239
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 28% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Farmingdale Population
8,239
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Ram
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.3% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
20.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.7% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
1.3% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language   1
Social Studies 4  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2350 Broadhollow Road
City, State, Zip
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone
(631) 420-2200
Fax
(631) 420-2633
E-mail
admissions@farmingdale.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
59% of 6,063 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 2,822 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 3,241 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,038 (57%) of 3,579 admitted students enrolled
Women
867 (53%) of 1,623 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,171 (60%) of 1,956 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.20
3.75 and Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
530 average
490-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
58%
Score of 400 - 500
25%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
532 average
490-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
15%
Score of 500 - 600
57%
Score of 400 - 500
26%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
21%
Score of 18 - 23
67%
Score of 12 - 17
11%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 8%
Top quarter: 30%
Top half: 69%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,744
Out-of-state: $34,524
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,306
Out-of-state: $18,086
Room and Board
$13,238
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,000
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
faoffice@farmingdale.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002858
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,038 (83.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
740 (71.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
678 (91.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
58 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$8,390
Need-Based Gift
Received by 609 (89.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,494
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 342 (50.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,252
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 12 (1.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
31 (2.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,329

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,894 (71.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,736 (76.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,529 (94.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
298 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$7,950
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,030 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,575
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,974 (55.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,042
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 27 (.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
144 (2.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,221

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$22,105
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Psychology
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Programming, Other
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering technologies, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
239
Part-Time Faculty
504
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
26%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 28% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 53% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
204,257
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
367
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Farmingdale Population
8,239
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
380 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.3 average low in January, 75.4 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Huntington
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Farmingdale

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
94%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Ram
School Colors
Green, white, and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
ice hockey

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus activities board, farmingdale student government, ram nation radio, greek life
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
9,552
Women
4,124 (43.2%)
Men
5,428 (56.8%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
7,407
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.3% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
20.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.7% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students.
1.3% from 72 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
22

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
49.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.3%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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