Farmingdale State College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Farmingdale State College
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Farmingdale State College Admissions Overview:

The acceptance rate at Farmingdale State College is 58%, which makes the school largely accessible. Students who are successful generally have higher grades and good test scores, along with a strong application and academic background. To apply, interested students can use the Common Application or the SUNY application.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Farmingdale State College Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Farmingdale State College Description:

A public college, Farmingdale State College is located in Farmingdale, New York, on Long Island. Farmingdale takes pride in both its campus safety and its educational value. Initially one of New York’s schools of agriculture, Farmingdale has evolved into a multi-disciplinary campus with a wide range of fields of study. Many of the college's majors are technology-centered, and the campus buildings house numerous smart classrooms to help students develop the hands-on skills they will need in the working world. Farmingdale also has a long history of protecting the environment, and the campus is home to the Solar Energy Center, a fleet of battery-powered cars, and extensive green research initiatives. The college has a large commuter population, but also about 600 residential students. Farmingdale State supports dozens of student clubs and organizations, and on the athletic front, the Farmindale State Rams compete in the NCAA Division III Skyline Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 9,235 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 56% Male / 44% Female
  • 75% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,860 (in-state); $17,710 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,764
  • Other Expenses: $2,000
  • Total Cost: $23,824 (in-state); $33,674 (out-of-state)

Farmingdale State College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 53%
    • Loans: 35%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,593
    • Loans: $6,086

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Management, Communication, Computer Programming & Information Systems, Electrical Engineering Technology, Nursing

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 29%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 31%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Softball, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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