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Sustainable Communities

Accelerated Degree: Philosophy, Politics and Law to Sustainable Communities

Binghamton University is excited to announce a new combined degree program from the Philosophy, Politics & Law and Sustainable Communities programs. Beginning in the spring of their junior year, PPL bachelor students take masters-level sustainable community programs and graduate with a combined PPL/SUST masters in just five years. Students should apply at the start of their junior year. Applicants are expected to have a 3.2 GPA and 3.5 in their PPL courses. Applicants should also submit a writing sample and a personal statement that includes their reasons for choosing the sustainable communities program, their values and concerns brought to sustainable communities program, and their goals and desires to contribute to sustainable communities. 

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Accelerated Degree: English to English

Binghamton University students will now have the option to earn their Masters in English in just five years. Students take 150 hours of credits over the course of 10 semesters: bachelor-level work is completed in 8 semesters, and three graduate courses are taken in the two master-level semesters. Students are allowed to complete five graduate courses rather than six if they complete an MA thesis. Interested students should apply during their junior year, and have a GPA of at least 3.5.

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Applications are now being accepted for Binghamton's new data analytics program. Students will take 30 credits of classes over the course of the summer term II, fall and spring semesters. This innovative collaboration between the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Management and the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science prepares students for a data-driven career in fields from finance to manufacturing to healthcare.

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Featured faculty research

Jenny Jiao, Assistant Professor

of marketing, studies the moral decisions consumers make when lonely.

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Living in upstate New York

World-class and affordable

A successful and enjoyable graduate career entails more than just academics, and at Binghamton University we are committed to providing you a well-rounded experience. In fact, that’s why our graduates are so successful.

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About the Binghamton area

The Binghamton area offers an inspiring landscape and lively urban environment that's easy to navigate. The University's suburban and downtown campuses are just minutes from Binghamton's downtown.
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Featured student research

Carrie Rewakowski, Doctoral Candidate

in the Decker School of Nursing, researched the phenomenon of moral resilience

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University Accolades

Business Schools

#76 Business

Science Schools

#68 Earth Sciences
#86 Mathematics

Public Affairs Schools

#59 Public Administration

Health Schools

#50 Clinical Psychology
#68 Social Work

Social Science Schools

#51 Political Science
#69 History
#72 Economics
#81 Psychology
#87 Sociology

Source: "U.S. News & World Report" 2018.