Farmingdale State College: Review & Facts

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Farmingdale State College is a medium four-year, public school with 7,890 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1912 and is the only college located in Farmingdale, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
At Farmingdale State College you can earn your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Farmingdale State College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Retailing and Wholesaling, Marketing and Advertising, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
The student retention rate at Farmingdale State College is high at 80% (above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Farmingdale State College is reasonably decent - 19:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,200
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - about $14,900 annually. The additional fees at Farmingdale State College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,300, which totals $16,200 a year.

Read the details about Farmingdale State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
46%
According to recent data, 5,373 applications were submitted and 2,466 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Farmingdale State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,200
Farmingdale State College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Farmingdale State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Farmingdale State College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high: about $7,200 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Farmingdale State College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Farmingdale State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, New York 11735-1021, USA
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