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Binghamton University

Binghamton, NY

Binghamton University, founded in 1946, is a public institution and part of the State University of New York system. In addition to its collaborative partnerships with the community, industry, and other SUNY institutions, the college offers a freshman mentoring program and unique learning opportunities in the sciences and foreign languages. Its 828-acre campus is located in Binghamton.

Web Sitewww.binghamton.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students13,708
   Women6,726 (49.1%)
   Men6,982 (50.9%)
Graduate Students3,614

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate40% of 33,467 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.70
SAT Math650-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading640-711 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite29 average
28-31 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $26,100
Out-of-state: $40,980
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,523
Out-of-state: $24,403
Room and Board
$14,577
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Freshman Award$13,199
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,022

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
754
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Binghamton Population46,444
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 52% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBearcat
Sororities11% of women participate
Fraternities 14% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.2% Asian
5.7% Black/African-American
12.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.6% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students8.2% from 97 countries
First-Year Students Returning91.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
72.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
62%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
42.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.64 3.94 664 655 29
Low 2.20 2.20 440 500 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• The 190-acre Nature Preserve is the University's largest classroom, protecting 30 acres of beaver-created wetland and 185 bird species.

• BU scientists have developed the world's smallest microphone for hearing aids, based on the structure of a fly's ear.

• Some Binghamton students say that, from the air, their campus looks like a diagram of the human brain.

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