Binghamton University

Vestal, New York

#134 National Colleges

40.53% Admission Rate
Somewhat Selective

14,156 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Public
  • Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
  • Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
  • Four-year, large, highly residential

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The State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton University or SUNY Binghamton) is a public research university with campuses in Binghamton, Vestal, and Johnson City, New York. It is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. As of Fall 2020, 18,128 undergraduate and graduate students attend the university.

Since its establishment in 1946, the school has evolved from a small liberal arts college to a large research university. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".Binghamton's athletic teams are the Bearcats and they compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Bearcats are members of the America East Conference.

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Vestal, New York

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Suburb: Midsize (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of at least 100,000 but less than 250,000)

Mid East (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Graduate degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Social Sciences 17.4%
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 16.3%
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13.8%
Engineering 10.0%
Psychology 7.8%
English Language And Literature/Letters 5.1%
Health Professions And Related Programs 5.0%
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3.9%
Mathematics And Statistics 3.7%
Physical Sciences 2.9%
Visual And Performing Arts 2.9%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2.8%
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2.7%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2.1%
History 2.0%
Natural Resources And Conservation 1.0%
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0.6%
Philosophy And Religious Studies 0.2%


In State Tuition

Out of State Tuition

Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1370 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 740 695 650
Verbal 700 665 630

ACT Scores

31 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 0 0 0
English 0 0 0