SUNY at Binghamton


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Binghamton University has built a reputation as a world-class institution with one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation. We are proud to be ranked among the elite public universities in the nation for challenging our students academically, not financially. Our academic culture rivals a first-rate private university - rigorous, collaborative and boldly innovative -- while our campus culture exemplifies the best kind of public university experience: richly diverse students, active social life and deep engagement with the community. Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, work one-on-one with an exceptional faculty that includes Pulitzer Prize winners and groundbreaking scholars.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 14882
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 580

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
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Contact Information

Vestal Pky E
Binghamton New York 13902


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Main Phone: 607-777-2000

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Admissions Contact:
Tara Gates

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Applying to Transfer

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Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Binghamton requires a minimum 2.8 GPA, 3.0 encouraged; School of Management and Decker School of Nursing have more competitive GPA requirements

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The minimum grade that may be transferred for credit is C-.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 96 credits will be accepted for transfer. You must earn a minimum of 44 credits at Binghamton to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
You may be requested to submit SAT/ACT scores for transfer admission consideration.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Binghamton does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement may be requested of some transfer applicants.

Application Fee:
The $50 application fee for both the SUNY Application and The Common Application is waived for students applying to Binghamton the semester prior to earning their Associate's Degree from a SUNY or CUNY two-year college.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 4579

Transfers Accepted: 2005

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 44%

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Binghamton offers a variety of financial aid options.

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