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Binghamton University Description:

Binghamton University, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, typically ranks among the best public universities in the country. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Binghamton University was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. 84% of students come from the top 25% of their high school class. The 887-acre campus features a 190-acre nature preserve, and the university has been recognized for its sustainability efforts. In athletics, the Binghamton Bearcats compete in the NCAA Division I America East Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 15,308 (12,356 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 53% Male / 47% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,645 (in-state); $16,795 (out-of-state)
  • Books: 1,000$
  • Room and Board: $12,446
  • Other Expenses: $1,000
  • Total Cost: $22,091 (in-state); $31,241 (out-of-state)

Binghamton University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 66%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 46%
    • Loans: 52%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,348
    • Loans: $6,578

Scholarships for Binghamton University (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, History, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 91%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 9%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 68%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

Learn About Other SUNY Campuses: Albany | Brockport | Buffalo | Buffalo State | Cortland | Fredonia | Geneseo | New Paltz | Old Westbury | Oneonta | Oswego | Plattsburgh | Potsdam | Purchase | Stony Brook

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Binghamton and the Common Application

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Binghamton University Mission Statement:

mission statement from the Binghamton University website

"The State University of New York at Binghamton is a research university committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Binghamton offers carefully focused Masters and doctoral programs and a range of undergraduate programs taught from diverse perspectives to a pluralistic community. A continuing commitment to the liberal arts forms the basis for undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences and in the professional programs of nursing, engineering, management, and education. Binghamton guides students in the development of their intellectual life and prepares them to contribute constructively to their community and region, to New York State, the nation, and to a world that is rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent. Graduate education and research emphasize both scholarly depth within the disciplines and unique interdisciplinary perspectives, and provide the basis for undergraduate education that is at the forefront of knowledge. As a public institution of higher education, Binghamton recognizes its responsibility to build a multicultural campus community that offers opportunity for access and participation to all members of society. Binghamton University actively contributes to the state and nation through continuing education, applied research, and other services. In pursuit of its mission Binghamton continually evaluates its programs, structures, and processes and alters them when change will enhance its quality and effectiveness."

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