SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

1 Forestry Dr, Syracuse, United States
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Overview of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

About this school

  • Website


    www.esf.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,796
    • Men:952 (53.0%)
    • Women:844 (47.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 Forestry Drive
City, State, Zip
Syracuse, NY  13210-2779
Phone
(315) 470-6600
Fax
(315) 470-6933
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 1
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
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Notification
January 15
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
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended 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
52% of 1,815 applicants were admitted
Women
55% of 938 applicants were admitted
Men
49% of 877 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
561 (59%) of 948 admitted students enrolled
Women
253 (49%) of 518 admitted students enrolled
Men
308 (72%) of 430 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.75
375 And Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
615 average |570-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
54%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
622 average |580-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
59%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |24-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
22%
• Score 24 - 29
64%
• Score 18 - 23
14%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,568|Out-of-state: $18,218
  • Room & Board: - $16,140 (87.76508972267537%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (6.525285481239805%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,050 (5.709624796084829%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002851
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
315 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
224 (71.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
224 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
79 (35.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$11,625
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 219 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,510
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 155 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,018
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 162 (72.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
69 (21.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,716

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,467 (81.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,069 (72.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,069 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
512 (47.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$10,160
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 981 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,648
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 701 (65.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,095
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 697 (65.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
369 (20.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,246

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,679
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

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
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Engineering/Technologies, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,790

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


116

Part-Time Faculty


43

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


62%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 7% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 3% 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: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% 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


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
729,127

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
350
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


78.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Aquatic Biology/Limnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Conservation Biology
  • Construction Management
  • Ecology
  • Engineering, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • Forestry, General
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Natural resources/environmental science, Engineering

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Professional Studies, Master of Science, Master of Landscape Architecture

Master's Programs of Study (27)


  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Conservation Biology
  • Construction Management
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Forestry
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Materials Sciences
  • Natural Resources
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Paper and Pulp Engineering
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Water Resources
  • Water Resources Engineering

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


144,669

Nearest Metropolitan Area


17 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Syracuse

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
Syracuse
Nearest Bus Station
Syracuse
Nearest Train Station
Syracuse

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


35% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


65%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, crew, cross-country running, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, football, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, riflery, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, bob marshall/outing club, forestry club, student environmental action coalition, student green campus initiative, alpha phi omega (service)

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


1,738

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,796
Women
844
Men
952

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.0% Asian
  • 1.6% Black/African-American
  • 5.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.1% White
  • 4.3% Unknown

International Students


1.9% from 9 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources