There are several ways to apply; please submit one application:
The Common Application allows you to apply to over 500 participating schools with one application. Apply via the Common Application
The SUNY Application allows you to apply to multiple SUNY schools with one application. Apply via the SUNY Application
The Coalition Application allows you to apply to over 90 schools with the assistance of an online toolkit. NOTE: Binghamton is not accepting the Coalition Application for spring 2017. Apply via the Coalition Application
Check Your E-mail and Activate Your Password
Beginning in September, after we receive your application, we'll e-mail you a Reference Number and User ID. Once you receive these, activate your password. You must do this before you can successfully complete the rest of your application.Note: The Admissions Office uses email as our main source of communication for important updates including application status notifications. If you are providing your school email, please be aware of any policies your high school has that may restrict our messages from reaching you. You can update your email address any time through the status checker.
Submit Your Transcript
Freshmen are required to submit a high-school transcript. You should request your transcript from your school counselor. Official transcripts can be submitted electronically or by mail to Binghamton University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. BOX 6001, Binghamton, NY 13902-6001.
Request Official Test Scores
Freshmen are required to have official test scores sent electronically from the testing agency. Learn more about Binghamton's test policy.
Submit One Teacher/Counselor Recommendation
Binghamton will review one teacher/counselor recommendation. There are several ways for your recommender to submit:
- Binghamton University's Teacher/Counselor Recommendation Form
- The Common Application (required as part of The Common Application)
- Your recommender may use his or her own form/letter and mail it to Binghamton University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. BOX 6001, Binghamton, NY 13902-6001
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students may be requested to complete and submit additional academic and financial application materials.Learn More
Binghamton is happy to accept and review applications from students who received their education through home-schooling experiences.Learn More
If you have a special talent you wish to continue pursuing in some way at Binghamton University, consider submitting a special talent portfolio. Submitting a special talent for review at Binghamton University is an opportunity for your talents to be actively considered in your admissions process. Submitting a portfolio for review does not affect your intended major.
Requirements and instructions by talent:
Questions? For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- EOP Applicants
Submit a ZeeMee profile (optional)
Binghamton University has partnered with ZeeMee, a free service that allows students to showcase themselves using an online profile page. A ZeeMee profile is not required as part of your application, but if you would like to submit one, e-mail your link to email@example.com and it will be included in your file.
Check Status of Your Application Regularly
Once you've applied, you should regularly check the status of your application.
Dates and Deadlines
Early action deadline: November 1
- All required application materials (transcripts and test scores) must be submitted by December 1.
- Binghamton will provide early action decisions by January 15.
Regular admission deadline: January 15
- All required application materials (transcripts and test scores) must be submitted by January 15.
- Binghamton will provide regular admission decisions by April 1.