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Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY
LOCATION AND SETTING
Binghamton Population 46,444
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Environment Small city
Campus Size 930 acres
Weather
Temperature 14.3 average low in January, 73.8 average high in September
Rain 161 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 70 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse
Nearest Bus Station 3 mile(s) from campus in Binghamton
Nearest Train Station  
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 51% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 49%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other only main gate open to traffic 12-5 am, emergency text system, self-defense workshops
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bearcat
School Colors Dark green, black, and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, bowling, cheerleading, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities 11% of women participate
Fraternities 14% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus