SUNY Farmingdale, FSC

Farmingdale State College

2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, United States
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  • Total Documents
    68
  • Class Notes
    30
  • Textbook Notes
    1
  • Study Guides
    37
  • Currently Enrolled
    26
  • Previously Enrolled
    158

Overview of Farmingdale State College (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)

About this school

Farmingdale State College (formerly SUNY College of Technology of Farmingdale) is a public college within the State University of New York system. Founded in 1912, the college provides career-oriented baccalaureate and associate degrees in technological fields and the applied sciences that support local economic development. All professional and technical programs have a strong foundation in the liberal arts. Students constantly examine the essential connections between technology and the arts and humanities. The college's 380-acre campus is located on Long Island, 25 miles from New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,552
    • Men:5,428 Men (56.8%)
    • Women:4,124 Women (43.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Farmingdale State College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2350 Broadhollow Road
City, State, Zip
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone
(631) 420-2200
Fax
(631) 420-2633
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
59% of 6,063 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 2,822 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 3,241 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,038 (57%) of 3,579 admitted students enrolled
Women
867 (53%) of 1,623 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,171 (60%) of 1,956 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530 average |490-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
26%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
21%
• Score 18 - 23
67%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,076|Out-of-state: $17,726 (33.42%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,892 (53.34%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (4.97%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (8.28%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Farmingdale State College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002858
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,038 (83.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
740 (71.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
678 (91.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
58 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$8,390
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 609 (89.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,494
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 342 (50.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,252
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 12 (1.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
31 (2.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,329

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,894 (71.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,736 (76.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,529 (94.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
298 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$7,950
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,030 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,575
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,974 (55.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,042
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 27 (.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
144 (2.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,221

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,105
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


239

Part-Time Faculty


504

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


26%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 4% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 39% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 28% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 53% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
204,257
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
367
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Farmingdale State College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


29.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.3%

Programs & Majors (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Psychology
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Programming, Other
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering technologies, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    8,239

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    New York City

    Campus Size


    380 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    21.3 average low in January, 75.4 average high in September
    Rain
    119 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Huntington
    Nearest Train Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Farmingdale

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    7% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    94%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Ram
    School Colors
    Green, white, and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, basketball, football, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Farmingdale State College offers drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus activities board, farmingdale student government, ram nation radio, greek life

    Sororities


    4% of women participate

    Fraternities


    3% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    7,407

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    9,552
    Women
    4,124
    Men
    5,428

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 8.3% Asian
    • 9.9% Black/African-American
    • 20.9% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 57.7% White
    • 0.3% Unknown

    International Students


    1.3% from 72 countries

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    22

    Student Resources (SUNY Farmingdale, FSC)