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State University of New York College at Cortland
Cortland, NY
SUNY College at 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.
Web Site www.cortland.edu/
Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,304
   Women 3,521 (55.9%)
   Men 2,783 (44.1%)
Graduate Students 596
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 52% of 10,875 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.44
SAT Math 510-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 480-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance In-state: $24,010
Out-of-state: $33,860
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $8,106
Out-of-state: $17,956
  Room and Board $12,200
Average Percent of Need Met 67%
Average Freshman Award $14,839
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$29,674
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 293
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Cortland Population 19,059
Nearest Metropolitan Area Syracuse
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing  
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Dragon
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
12.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.1% White
4.4% Unknown
International Students 0.7%
First-Year Students Returning 76.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 55.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported