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Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate44%

About SUNY Binghamton

The State University of New York at Binghamton, also known as Binghamton University and SUNY Binghamton, is a public research university in the southern tier region of New York state. The university is known for its strong academics, emphasis on research, and affordable education. 

Binghamton University offers a wide range of academic programs but is particularly well known for its psychology department. In addition to having one of the top PhD and master’s programs, the BA and BS psychology programs are also well known. Other popular majors at Binghamton include environmental studies, biology, computer science, integrative neuroscience, and economics. 

The Binghamton University campus can be described as inclusive and bustling with activity. There are many opportunities for students to participate and attend academic and extracurricular events. For example, many undergrad students participate in research programs and events like the Summer Scholars and Artists Program, The Source Project, and Research Days.

Binghamton University competes against schools like University of New Hampshire and University of Vermont in NCAA Division I athletics as a member of the American East Conference. The most competitive sports at the university are basketball, soccer, baseball, lacrosse, and wrestling. Binghamton University does not have a football program. 

Did You Know?

Binghamton University is home to a 182-acre nature preserve. The Nature Preserve at Binghamton University is a sanctuary for native plants and animals and offers trails that wind through ecosystems like forests, wetlands, meadows, and ponds. The nature preserve is also used by students and faculty for field research and studies for classes such as biology, environmental science, and geology. 

What the CC Community is saying about SUNY at Binghamton 

"Pros would be a very nice campus feel. It’s easy to walk from any part of the campus to another because it’s generally in a big circle. There are a lot of activities and events. The student population is reasonably racially diverse. There is a growing population of out of state and international students. Dorms are generally excellent. NY state has invested a lot of money in the campus and there are constant improvements."

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Binghamton University, State University of New York is a public, state university in the suburb of Binghamton, New York. SUNY Binghamton was founded in 1946. The college currently enrolls around 18,055 students per year, including 14,307 undergraduates.

SUNY Binghamton Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into SUNY Binghamton. SUNY Binghamton admitted 44% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 39,533 students applied to SUNY Binghamton and 17,455 were admitted.

Binghamton University, State University of New York Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 44%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate 61%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 61%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 80%

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College Info

4400 Vestal Parkway East Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Campus Setting: Suburban

SUNY Binghamton Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Binghamton is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Binghamton is Continuous processing.

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SUNY Binghamton SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1320 - 1460


Math SAT Range

660 - 750


Reading SAT Range

650 - 720

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Wondering what life at SUNY Binghamton is like? There are approximately 18,055 students enrolled at SUNY Binghamton, including 14,307 undergraduate students and 3,748 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from NY and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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