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SUNY Empire State College is a public institution that was founded in 1971. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,983 and its setting is suburban. It utilizes a other-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,545 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,595 (2011-12).
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Founded in 1971 as part of the State University of New York, and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Empire State College was expressly designed to meet the needs of adult learners. Our mission:
Empire State College is dedicated to enabling motivated adults, regardless of geography or life circumstance, to manage and master a rigorous academic program and earn a degree.
With numerous statewide locations and a Center for Distance Learning, Empire State College works with you to find the best way to earn your undergraduate degree. Students can learn through guided independent study, distance learning, study groups and cross registration; and earn credit for life long learning. Each location provides personal attention, the opportunity to design individual degree programs, and varied means of earning credit through a customized curriculum.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to SUNY Empire State College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 80.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||80.3%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at SUNY Empire State College is 9:1. The most popular majors at SUNY Empire State College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; English Language and Literature/Letters; Psychology; and Physical Sciences.
SUNY Empire State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,983, with a gender distribution of 38.7 percent male students and 61.3 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at SUNY Empire State College.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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||$5,545 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$14,595 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data