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. Apply via the Coalition Application
Note: International students are not eligible for fee waivers.
Check your email and activate your password
Beginning in early October, after we receive your application, we'll email 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. Add firstname.lastname@example.org to your email contact list to ensure you receive our emails. Don't forget to check your spam folder.
Submit your transcripts
Official transcripts are required for each of the most recent three (3) years of schooling completed. Official transcripts must be sent directly by an official of the school(s) attended and can be submitted electronically or by mail to Binghamton University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. BOX 6001, Binghamton, NY 13902-6001.
Complete the Test-Optional Form
Binghamton University is test optional for fall 2021, which means standardized test scores are not required. All students must complete the Test-Optional Form found on their checklist.
Demonstrate English Proficiency
Non-native English speakers must submit one test score demonstrating English Proficiency. All test scores must be less than 2 years old. Binghamton accepts the following tests for demonstrating English proficiency: TOEFL, TOEFL at Home Edition, iBT, IELTS, IELTS Indicator, Duolingo, SAT and ACT.
English Proficiency Scores
Students admitted to Binghamton with an English proficiency equivalent to TOEFL 75-82 may be required to attend a specialized orientation prior to the beginning of the semester.
Binghamton's TOEFL school code is 2535.
Submit Financial Support Documents
International students planning to attend with an F-1 or J-1 visa will be required to submit proof of financial support. An I-20 or DS-2019 form will not be issued until a verification of funds to cover the first year of study has been received. Students should submit the following to meet this requirement:
International Student Financial Statement containing the signature of any relevant sponsors.
Official bank statement(s) verifying adequate available funds to cover student expenses; submit English translation if necessary
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services will issue the I-20 or DS-2019 form once a student has been admitted and has submitted financial support documents.
- SAT: 2535
- ACT: 2956
- TOEFL: 2535
International First-year Student Admission (fall admission only)
|Application Deadline||Decision Date|
|November 1* (early action)||January 15|
|March 15* (regular admissions)||By April 1|
*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
Note: Programs in the engineering and nursing schools only accept fall applications.
Students will be notified of admission decisions via email.