Farmingdale State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Farmingdale State College is a medium four-year, public school with 8,650 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1912 and is the only college located in Farmingdale, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
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 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Criminal Justice, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
79%
Fair
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.

The student retention rate at Farmingdale State College is fair at 79% (close to New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Farmingdale State College is low - 45%.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,800
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high, about $16,400 annually. The additional fees at Farmingdale State College not covered by tuition are around $1,400; this comes to a total of $17,800 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
44%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 5,256 applications were submitted and 2,313 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

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

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Farmingdale State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,700
High
Farmingdale State College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

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
C+
Dicey
Farmingdale State College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $7,700 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Farmingdale State College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Farmingdale State College appears to be a relatively 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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