SUNY Empire State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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SUNY Empire State College is a medium four-year, public school with 12,030 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1971 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at SUNY Empire State College.

SUNY Empire State College implements a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and has 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Social Work, General Studies, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
46%
The rate of student retention at SUNY Empire State College is very low at 46% (way below New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at SUNY Empire State College is very low - 16%. Around 4% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SUNY Empire State College is pretty decent: 14:1. Read more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,300
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - around $14,900 a year. The additional fees at SUNY Empire State College not covered by tuition are around $400; this makes it a total of $15,300 per year.

Read the details about SUNY Empire 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
80%
According to government data, 1,555 applications were submitted and 1,249 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at SUNY Empire State College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (518) 587-2100 or check SUNY Empire State College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
SUNY Empire State College provides a distance learning option.

Presently there is no on-campus housing at SUNY Empire State College.

Based on the college crime information, SUNY Empire State College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

SUNY Empire State College Location and Maps



Post Address: SUNY Empire State College, One Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866-4391, USA
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