40%

Acceptance Rate

$9,338

Avg.Financial Aid

002836

FAFSA Code

About Binghamton University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

17,768

Website

www.binghamton.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.

Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

4400 Vestal Parkway East

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6077772000
Fax: 6077772000
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Rankings

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.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

40%

SAT Range

1310 - 1440

ACT Range

28 - 32

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,440

Average Annual Cost

$6,870

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$2,983

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,058

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,000

Total One Year Cost

$26,911

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

92%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

94%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,025

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

327 Graduates

Psychology, General

295 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

227 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

217 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

199 Graduates

Biology, General

171 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

166 Graduates

Political Science and Government

136 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

122 Graduates

Mathematics

119 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

100 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

97 Graduates

History

89 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

77 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

76 Graduates

Computer Science

73 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

72 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

72 Graduates

Marketing

70 Graduates

Sociology

69 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

64 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

62 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

55 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

55 Graduates

Anthropology

51 Graduates

Chemistry

51 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

48 Graduates

Computer Engineering

44 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

41 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

38 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

36 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

35 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

34 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

30 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

26 Graduates

Area Studies

23 Graduates

Physics

23 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

16 Graduates

Philosophy

16 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

14 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

14 Graduates

Music

14 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

9 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

8 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

7 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

6 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

4 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

14,021

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

11% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

14% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

87%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

52%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,882/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,176/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,176/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Baxter the Bearcat

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

245

Total Female Athletes

190

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

69

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$45,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$61,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$14,000

$25,242

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$145 - 262

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,338

Students Receiving Federal Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,111

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,824

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,269

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,979

$30K - $48K

$10,861

$48K - $75K

$6,785

$75K - $110K

$4,674

> $110K

$1,417

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$58,167,811

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,483,651

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.

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