Binghamton University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Binghamton University
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To apply to Binghamton University, students can use either the Common Application or the SUNY Application. After filling out the application, applicants also need to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT, high school transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. With an acceptance rate of 41 percent, Binghamton is a selective school, and most of the students admitted have above average grades and test scores.

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Admissions Data (2017)

Test Scores: 25th / 75th Percentile

Binghamton University Description

Binghamton University, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, typically ranks among the best public universities in the country. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Binghamton University was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. 84 percent of students come from the top 25 percent of their high school class. The 887-acre campus features a 190-acre nature preserve, and the university has been recognized for its sustainability efforts. In athletics, the Binghamton Bearcats compete in the NCAA Division I America East Conference.

Enrollment (2017)

  • Total Enrollment: 17,351 (13,737 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51 percent male / 49 percent female
  • 97 percent full-time

Costs (2017 - 18)

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,523 (in-state); $24,403 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000
  • Room and Board: $14,577
  • Other Expenses: $1,000
  • Total Cost: $26,100 (in-state); $40,980 (out-of-state)

Binghamton University Financial Aid (2016 - 17)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 70 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 52 percent
    • Loans: 64 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,062
    • Loans: $5,335

Academic Programs

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 91 percent
  • Transfer Out Rate: 14 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 73 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 82 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Swimming and Diving, Lacrosse, Golf, Wrestling, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Track and Field, Swimming and Diving, Basketball

Binghamton and the Common Application

Binghamton University uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics