It was no coincidence that President Obama chose Binghamton University to discuss his plan to guarantee college students a high-quality education at an affordable price. Binghamton University provides students with excellence, access, and value.
Binghamton's students are exceptional: the mean SAT of our freshmen is 6th highest among national public universities.
Binghamton's students are diverse: 27% of our students are Pell-eligible, more than 22% are first-generation college students, 30% are students of color, and 11% are international.
Binghamton positions its students for success: our Ivy-quality education comes with a tuition rate that's one of the lowest among national public universities; our first-to-second- year retention rate is 91%; our graduation rate is 79%; more than 50% of our students go on to graduate or professional school.