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Farmingdale State College--SUNY is a public institution that was founded in 1912. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,889, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 380 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Farmingdale State College--SUNY's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 27. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,125 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,575 (2013-14).
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Farmingdale State College prepares students with the education, skills, and critical thinking to meet the challenges of tomorrow. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology (with almost 8,000 students), Farmingdale equips its students with the resources and knowledge sought by today's emerging industries.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Farmingdale State College--SUNY, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Farmingdale State College--SUNY is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 52.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||52.7%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Farmingdale State College--SUNY is 19:1, and the school has 23.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Farmingdale State College--SUNY include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||21%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Farmingdale State College--SUNY has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,889, with a gender distribution of 58.4 percent male students and 41.6 percent female students. At this school, 8 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 92 percent of students live off campus. Farmingdale State College--SUNY is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Farmingdale State College--SUNY offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Farmingdale State College--SUNY also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Farmingdale State College--SUNY, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Farmingdale State College--SUNY.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Farmingdale State College--SUNY, 53.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,990.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,125 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,575 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$11,860 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data