About Binghamton University
On Campus Housing
Binghamton University is a public institution established in the year 1946 to serve the local ex-soldier returning from service in World War II. Four years later the institution was renamed to Harpur College in honor of Robert Harpur, a Colonial teacher. Meanwhile, the institution had gone through many development phases and in 1992, it adopted Binghamton University as the formal name. The university attracts outstanding students and award-winning faculties. Unity, Identity, and Excellence are the values followed in order to achieve its mission of enriching the lives of the people with education.
The institutional accreditation is by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The University's acceptance rate is 41% with a graduation rate of 83%.
The total student population is 17,292 which consists of 15,327 full-timers and 1,965 part-timers.
The student-faculty ratio is 19:1.
Some of the Student’s reviews are given below
There are many places to explore around the campus provided a car as the public transportation facilities.
There are numerous activities in and around the campus. The student organizations and clubs regularly conduct events on the campus which is beneficial in developing social skills.
The workload depends on the professors and in most of the case it can be a lot but it is worth working on it.
Overall the academics are challenging. Registration and enrollment process is easy and smooth. Most of the professors are good enough to help students by working with them.
Some of the rankings are given below
Binghamton ranks 80 in National Universities and 62 in Best Value Schools according to the US News.
The university ranks 108 in High School Counselor Rankings and 32 in Top Public Schools
In the online offerings, it ranks between 69 to 90 in Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.
According to the report of the pay scale, Binghamton ranks 25th in public colleges worth the money and ranks 9th best public university in the nation for return on investment.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$71,393 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial assistance makes the education expenses affordable and attainable. The Financial Aid Services is committed to helping the students throughout the process of financial aid and helps students in exploring the various possibilities of receiving financial aids. Scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study methods are some of the formats in which these aids are provided. Students are required to fulfill certain eligibility criteria to avail of these facilities. The FAFSA application must be filled and submitted in order to access the financial requirement and eligibility of the applicant.
Binghamton University federal school code is 002836.
The Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, and Federal Work-Study.
The State Aid includes the Tuition Assistance program, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Nursing Loan Program.
The Institutional Aid includes the Binghamton University Scholarship.