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About Binghamton

Binghamton University is one of America's premier public universities. We attract outstanding students and award-winning faculty who are partners in active discovery — we don't collect knowledge, we create it.

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Facts and Figures of Binghamton University:

  • #8 public university and #15 overall in Forbes' Best Value ranking (2016). One of the nation's top 50 public universities for the 18th consecutive year according to U.S. News & World Report. (2015)
  • More than 3,000 international students (15.9% of student population) come from 117 countries.
  • The on-campus Nature Preserve boasts 190 acres of protected forest and wetlands with hiking/biking/running trails and a six-acre pond.
  • The spacious Anderson Center for the Performing Arts showcases a "transforming," 1,200-seat theater with a retractable rear wall for lawn seating.
  • There are more than 100,000 Binghamton alumni spread across all 50 states and around the world.

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Travel to Binghamton:

city of Binghamton

Greater Binghamton Region:

Nestled at the junction of the Susquehanna and Chenango rivers, the Greater Binghamton region, near the Pennsylvania border and home to a quarter million people, is rich in scenic beauty. It's a safe, friendly and affordable community that offers countless outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities, along with coffee houses, concerts, restaurants and shopping malls. While enjoying the comfort and ease of living in a cozy town, you will also appreciate the easy access to New York City and other major metropolitan areas.

from Binghamton to other nearby cities

Travel to New York City and other major metropolitan areas:
  1. By bus: Greyhound, ShortLine, Megabus, and Shafer Bus
  2. Rent a car: Enterprise, Budget, Herz, and Avis
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Aerial shot of Binghamton University
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Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally at Binghamton in Summer


Last Updated: 2/9/18