#23 Best Public Universities in America

SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, New York

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SUNY at Binghamton overview
Location Vestal, New York
Online binghamton.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize Suburban
SUNY at Binghamton overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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SUNY at Binghamton, located in Vestal, New York, stands as a public institution founded in 1946 as a liberal arts college and has since developed into a research university spanning 930 acres in a suburban setting, approximately 140 miles northwest of New York City. The university fosters a rigorous academic atmosphere with a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, particularly noted for its strong engineering and business disciplines, while maintaining a moderately selective admissions process. The campus architecture is characterized by a mix of modern and traditional designs, providing residences for a significant portion of students in its multiple housing communities. Binghamton University, as it's commonly known, is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is characterized by a collaborative environment with research opportunities, contributing to its reputation as a premier public university in the Northeast.

In the most recent statistical year 41,642 prospective students applied, and 17,384 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,107 enrolled in the school.  16,551 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,761 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $7,070 plus fees of $3,293. Binghamton University is ranked 126 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Binghamton University is rated within the top 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

SUNY at Binghamton overview
SAT 1340/1510
ACT 29/34
GPA 4.0

Applications Accepted

SUNY at Binghamton overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2024
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New York Resident Tuition

In State Costs for SUNY at Binghamton
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,293
Room and Board $17,506
Budget for Other Expenses$1,000
Total One Year Cost$29,869

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for SUNY at Binghamton
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,293
Room and Board $17,506
Budget for Other Expenses$1,000
Total One Year Cost$47,709

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$64,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

77% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by SUNY at Binghamton students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 22%
Business 11%
English and Literature 9%
Psychology 8%
Biology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196079 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Binghamton.

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