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Bearcat Facts

  1. Our student-to-staff ratio in the residence halls is 27:1; Binghamton staff aren't just administrators, they help develop students!
  2. 28.9% of our students come from under-represented ethnic and cultural backgrounds, while 15.9% of our student population are international students.
  3. Our students come from 53 states and territories, and 116 countries.
  4. The Fiske Guide to Colleges (2013) recognizes Binghamton as one of the "premier public universities in the northeast" and ranks it a "best buy."
  5. Our small residential communities and amazing staff create a home-away-from-home for our students.
  6. There are great opportunities for faculty-staff collaboration, especially with a Faculty Master working within each residential community!
  7. We are growing!  As admission demands continue to increase, we have responded by rebuilding two residential communities.
  8. Our students are academically successful; 84.3% of our incoming students were in the top 25% of their high school class.
  9. 90.8% of freshmen return to their sophomore year.
  10. Our students come from all over the world; we have even developed a dual-degree program with a university in Turkey!
  11. We have 21 Division I sports in the America East Conference, and 80% of our students participate in intramural, club or recreation sports.
  12. Our four-year graduation rate places us in the top three in the nation for public research universities.

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Last Updated: 7/18/14