Undergraduate Admissions

Information for International Applicants

With more than 3,000 international students from 115+ different countries, Binghamton University's campus is rich with different cultures and perspectives. Binghamton has won 8 awards for internationalizing the campus and its curriculum. Go right to our international student application directions or read more about the University below.

Excellent Academics

Binghamton University is recognized by prestigious organizations, and admission is highly selective. We are smaller than a typical research university, which means you will have the chance to collaborate closely with award-winning faculty and peers. Our graduates go on to successful careers and pursue advanced degrees.

Great Location

Located hours away from major metropolitan areas such as New York City; Philadelphia; Boston; and Washington, D.C.; the Greater Binghamton region is a safe, friendly and affordable community that offers residents a unique blend of rural life and urban appeal.

Campus Life

With 300+ amazingly diverse student clubs and organizations, there are thousands of ways to get involved at Binghamton! International students are sure to connect with new friends whether you choose to live off campus or in one of our six residential communities. Either way, you don't need a car since housing is convenient to bus routes and local bus transportation is free for students.

A Best Value

Binghamton University offers an elite education and, because it's public, at a fraction of the cost of U.S. private schools. In fact, Binghamton is a top 5 best value in the USA among public colleges (Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine and The Princeton Review, 2014). International students must submit documentation of sufficient funds to cover educational and living expenses for the duration of study, as financial aid is unavailable. Find out more about the cost of attendance at Binghamton.

Connect with Us

International Student Support Services (ISSS)

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) offers a wide range of programs and services:

  • Helps maintain immigration status, health insurance, travel, employment and taxes
  • Friendship Families Program connects Binghamton community with international students
  • Orientation for new international students
  • International Student Festival
  • English as a Second Language Conversation pairs native English-speaking student volunteers with ESL students for at least an hour a week


Last Updated: 10/13/16