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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 is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Binghamton, NY

Founded in 1946, SUNY Binghamton currently enrolls around 18,148 students a year, including 14,333 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

SUNY Binghamton's endowment was valued at $115,728,680 in 2021. For each full-time student, SUNY Binghamton spends about $12,274.

Admissions Facts About SUNY Binghamton

Acceptance rate: 43%

Average GPA: 4.0

Mean ACT score: 30

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: April 1

What is Binghamton University, State University of New York's acceptance rate?

SUNY Binghamton is a very difficult school to get accepted to. SUNY Binghamton accepts around 43 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 4.0 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 30.

In 2021, 5,792 applicants were waitlisted and 343 waitlisted students got accepted.

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 selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SUNY Binghamton, around 90 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 2,585 students who started at SUNY Binghamton as first-time freshman, 1,822 graduate within four years.

SUNY Binghamton's six-year graduation for undergrads is 82 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

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

The average starting salary for recent grads is $61,635 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $26,787 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does SUNY Binghamton sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is SUNY Binghamton a good school for YOU?

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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

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY Binghamton ACT Scores


ACT Range

29 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above


29 to 32


29 and Less


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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

Not available


Math SAT Range

650 - 740


Reading SAT Range

630 - 700

SUNY Binghamton Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at SUNY Binghamton is like? There are approximately 18,124 students enrolled at SUNY Binghamton, including 14,165 undergraduate students and 3,959 graduate students. 98% 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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