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Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton, NY 4-Year Public

SUNY Binghamton Student Life

SUNY Binghamton is on a 930-acre campus in a suburban setting in Binghamton, New York. SUNY Binghamton has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

SUNY Binghamton also has fraternities and sororities.

SUNY Binghamton has a thriving Binghamton Transfer Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Binghamton Transfer Student Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at SUNY Binghamton include Binghamton Cheese Club, New York Public Interest Research Group, American Red Cross Club and Paws and Effect.

SUNY Binghamton students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Fling, UFest/Rec Fest and Parent and Family Weekend.

Does SUNY Binghamton Offer Student Housing?

SUNY Binghamton offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most SUNY Binghamton students live off campus. In 2021, 40% of undergrads at SUNY Binghamton lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 60% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Binghamton. There are 7,092 spots available in on-campus housing for all 14,333 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 5,716 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

SUNY Binghamton offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

SUNY Binghamton Athletics

At SUNY Binghamton there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at SUNY Binghamton:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is SUNY Binghamton Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Binghamton University, State University of New York is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Binghamton campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

SUNY Binghamton offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, SUNY Binghamton has only main gate open to traffic 12-5 am, emergency text system, self-defense workshops.

Plan a Visit to SUNY Binghamton

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to SUNY Binghamton, take Interstate 81 and Route 17/Interstate 86 to Binghamton, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greater Binghamton airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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SUNY Binghamton Students

51%

Women

49%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

58%

15%

12%

5%

5%

3%

1%

0.06%

0.01%

Undergraduate Students

14,333

Graduate Students

3,815

Non-Resident / International Students

773

SUNY Binghamton Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

18,148

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

43%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,014

Out-of-State

$27,604

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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