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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Syracuse, NY
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,271
   Women 1,084 (47.7%)
   Men 1,187 (52.3%)
Graduate Students 445
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 54% of 1,651 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.75
SAT Math 604 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 593 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 27 average
23-27 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    
Cost of Attendance In-state: $26,103
Out-of-state: $35,953
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $8,103
Out-of-state: $17,953
  Room and Board $15,750
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $14,200
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 132
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Syracuse Population 144,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area Syracuse
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 35% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
1.6% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.5% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students 1.7% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning 83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 60.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported