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Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton, NY 4-Year Public

About SUNY Binghamton

Binghamton University, State University of New York Overview

Binghamton University, State University of New York is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Binghamton, New York. SUNY Binghamton was founded in 1946 and now enrolls around 18,148 students a year, including 14,333 undergrads. SUNY Binghamton provides housing for up to 7,092 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 95% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at SUNY Binghamton! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of SUNY Binghamton's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? SUNY Binghamton students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? SUNY Binghamton has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? SUNY Binghamton has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at SUNY Binghamton on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at SUNY Binghamton on the Student Life page. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2022 should find out if they got admitted by April 1.

2021 SUNY Binghamton Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 43%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 6%
Average GPA 4.0
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 6%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 80%
In-State Tuition $7,070
Out-of-State $24,660
Percent of Need Met 73.4%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,801

Is SUNY Binghamton a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Let's take a look at each of these factors to get a clearer idea of what SUNY Binghamton offers and if it sounds like the right college for you.

SUNY Binghamton Acceptance Rate 2021

It is very difficult to get into SUNY Binghamton. Around 43% of applicants get into SUNY Binghamton each year. Out of 38,116 applications received in 2021, 16,402 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at SUNY Binghamton

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SUNY Binghamton, around 90% are still enrolled their sophomore year. SUNY Binghamton's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 82%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for SUNY Binghamton Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 77% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent SUNY Binghamton grads have an average starting salary of $61,635 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

SUNY Binghamton's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $115.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, SUNY Binghamton spends about $12,274 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at SUNY Binghamton

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. SUNY Binghamton meets 73.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend SUNY Binghamton full-time are awarded $14,801 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $26,787 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at SUNY Binghamton. Based on this information, how does SUNY Binghamton sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is SUNY Binghamton a good school for you?

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Where is SUNY Binghamton?

SUNY Binghamton is located in the suburban setting of Binghamton, New York.

If you want to see SUNY Binghamton for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 and Route 17/Interstate 86 to Binghamton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greater Binghamton.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what SUNY Binghamton and Binghamton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4400 Vestal Parkway East Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Campus Setting: Suburban

SUNY Binghamton Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Binghamton is Continuous processing.

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

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SUNY Binghamton ACT Scores


ACT Range

29 - 32

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to SUNY Binghamton is 30. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into SUNY Binghamton. Students with an ACT score that falls between 29 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 29 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

SUNY Binghamton SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1320 - 1440


Math SAT Range

650 - 740


Reading SAT Range

640 - 710

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SUNY Binghamton Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at SUNY Binghamton is like? There are approximately 18,148 students enrolled at SUNY Binghamton, including 14,333 undergraduate students and 3,815 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from NY and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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