Why is Binghamton University a premier public university?
We have an academic culture that is rigorous, collaborative and boldly innovative. Our campus exemplifies the best kind of public university experience: richly diverse students, an active social life and deep engagement within the community. Each of our students, like you, brings a particular vision and set of talents to create a unique perspective. They’re explorers and innovators; they’re eager for a challenge and willing to roll up their sleeves.
Binghamton by the Numbers
- 14,000+ Undergraduates
- 3,300+ Transfer students
- 3,800 Graduates
- 93-98 / 3.7-3.9 Mid-50% GPA
- 3.3-3.8 Mid-50% Transfer GPA
- 85 Average TOEFL
- 6.3 Average IELTS
- 92% First-year retention rate (national average among public 62%)
- 90% Transfer retention rate
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Six Great Schools, One University
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A Degree with Value!
We are a great value — whether you're talking about cost of tuition, return on investment, graduating with low debt or the success of our alumni.
Significant Merit Scholarships Offered
High-performing Applicants are Automatically Considered for Merit-based Scholarships
Our scholarship process is easy: All Binghamton applicants are considered!
Binghamton has the best 4-year graduation rate (73%) among SUNY schools. Our rate also surpasses the national average for publics by 34 points. Binghamton's 4-year graduation rate (73%) is 34 points higher than the national average for publics. That translates to savings! By graduating in 4 instead of 5 years, you’ll save at least $30,000!
Top scholars in their subjects with 93% holding the highest degree offered in their field, Binghamton's faculty includes more than 60 distinguished professors and published experts in everything from Medieval literature and schizophrenia to digital forensics and evolutionary biology.
Life at Binghamton
At Binghamton University, residential life fosters a sense of community and pride. Binghamton offers six unique living communities.
A cutting-edge fitness center and a health and wellness minor are just 2 reasons we're ranked one of the healthiest colleges in the nation.
Binghamton Opens Doors
The outcomes of a Binghamton education all point to why Binghamton grads are successful.
Employers actively seek out Binghamton graduates and we have over 150,000 alumni who open doors to careers and opportunities well beyond our campus.
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