SUNY Cortland

SUNY Cortland

32 Graham Ave, Cortland, United States
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Overview of SUNY Cortland (SUNY Cortland)

About this school

SUNY College at Cortland, founded in 1868, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. Its 191-acre campus is located in Cortland, 30 miles from Syracuse.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,346
    • Men:2,781 Men (43.8%)
    • Women:3,565 Women (56.2%)

Location

Admission Information (SUNY Cortland)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to State University of New York College at Cortland 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 not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 2000
City, State, Zip
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone
(607) 753-4711
Fax
(607) 753-5999
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
December 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
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
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
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
48% of 11,909 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 6,374 applicants were admitted
Men
43% of 5,535 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,937 (34%) of 5,708 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,070 (32%) of 3,332 admitted students enrolled
Men
867 (36%) of 2,376 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.44
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
30%
3.25 - 3.49
30%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
27%
• Score 500 - 600
66%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
65%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
59%
• Score 18 - 23
36%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SUNY Cortland)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,300|Out-of-state: $17,950 (33.91%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,410 (50.7%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (4.09%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,769 (11.31%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


State University of New York College at Cortland accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002843
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
966 (93.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
677 (70.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
648 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
78 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$14,939
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 429 (66.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,215
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 566 (87.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,775
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 269 (41.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
49 (4.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,357

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,882 (82.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,699 (75.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,600 (97.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
393 (10.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$14,832
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,663 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,854
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,075 (85.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,693
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,015 (28.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
270 (4.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,616

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,111
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
Education, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction (SUNY Cortland)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


309

Part-Time Faculty


310

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


38%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 57% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


State University of New York College at Cortland provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


69.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


71.0%

Programs & Majors (SUNY Cortland)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (57)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


None

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


Engineering, forestry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (20)


  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Education
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life (SUNY Cortland)

Location & Geography

Population


19,059

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Syracuse

Campus Size


191 acres

Weather


Temperature
14.2 average low in January, 76.7 average high in September
Rain
171 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Cortland
Nearest Train Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not reported

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Dragon
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


State University of New York College at Cortland offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,196

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,346
Women
3,565
Men
2,781

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.4% Asian
  • 6.2% Black/African-American
  • 12.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 73.2% White
  • 3.6% Unknown

International Students


0.7%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


567

Student Resources (SUNY Cortland)

Study resources