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Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale, New York

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Farmingdale State College overview
Location Farmingdale, New York
Online farmingdale.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Farmingdale State College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Farmingdale State College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is a public technology college located in Farmingdale, New York, on Long Island. Situated approximately 37 miles east of New York City, the campus offers a suburban atmosphere that melds historical charm with modern facilities, including its notable Solar Energy Center. Founded in 1912, the institution has grown into an educational hub that serves over 9,000 students with a variety of undergraduate degree programs. While Farmingdale welcomes a broad range of students, its application process is moderately selective. The college offers student housing options on its campus. Farmingdale State is particularly recognized for its specialized programs in fields such as Aviation, Engineering Technology, and Nursing.

In the most recent statistical year 6,995 prospective students applied, and 5,072 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,619 enrolled in the school.  7,341 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,007 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $7,070 plus fees of $1,506. SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is ranked 447 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Farmingdale State College overview
SAT 1010/1190
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.26

Applications Accepted

Farmingdale State College overview
Applications Due May 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New York Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Farmingdale State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,506
Room and Board $13,470
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$25,346

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Farmingdale State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,506
Room and Board $13,470
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$35,256

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$53,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

40% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Farmingdale State College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 18%
Health Professions 14%
Engineering Technology 10%
Communication 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196042 IPEDS survey data for Farmingdale State College.

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