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Colleges / Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate44%
Acceptance Rate44%

SUNY Binghamton Academics

Binghamton University, State University of New York requires a minimum of 124-135 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. SUNY Binghamton accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Binghamton has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 84% of students who start college at SUNY Binghamton graduate within six years.

SUNY Binghamton offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: SUNY Binghamton may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At SUNY Binghamton?

SUNY Binghamton has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for SUNY Binghamton.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with SUNY Binghamton directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at SUNY Binghamton

When choosing a major, SUNY Binghamton students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Binghamton.

Student Designed Majors

SUNY Binghamton allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

SUNY Binghamton does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at SUNY Binghamton

SUNY Binghamton offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Binghamton University, State University of New York

Does SUNY Binghamton Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ SUNY Binghamton does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does SUNY Binghamton Have An Online Program?

✅ SUNY Binghamton has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does SUNY Binghamton Offer AP Credit?

✅ SUNY Binghamton offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does SUNY Binghamton Have An Honors Program?

✅ SUNY Binghamton offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at SUNY Binghamton.

Does SUNY Binghamton Require Internships?

🟨 SUNY Binghamton does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton University, State University of New York Library

The main library on campus is the Glenn G. Bartle Library and there are 3 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at SUNY Binghamton

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

SUNY Binghamton offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering

•3-2 dual degree program in business administration

•3-2 dual degree program in social work

•Anthropology; art history; Asian/AsianAmerican studies; biology; chemistry; computer science; economics; education; French; geography; geology; Italian; math; material science; philosophy, politics & law; physics; political science; public administration; sociology; Spanish; systems science; theatre


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does SUNY Binghamton have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

SUNY Binghamton has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at SUNY Binghamton include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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