Binghamton University SUNY
United States of America
Binghamton University is a public university which was established in Binghamton, New York in the year 1946, with a campus size of 930 acres. Binghamton University was opened to serve needs of local veterans returning from service in World War II. Campuses are in Binghamton, Vestal, and Johnson City, New York, United States.
Binghamton University consists of 7 schools and colleges: College of Community and Public Affairs, School of Nursing, Graduate School, College of Arts and Science, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Science. The most popular majors at Binghamton University--SUNY include: Business Administration and Management, General, Psychology, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Engineering, General and English Language and Literature, General. Binghamton University follows a semester-based academic calendar. Undergraduates can choose from 130 different programs.
Binghamton University has over 16,800 (15.9% International)students with over 13,800 taking undergraduate courses, and the student to faculty ratio is 20:1. The acceptance rate is 42% with 84% on financial aid, and 91.7% of the freshmen return for their sophomore year.
Binghamton is considered to be one of the Public Ivies university providing a quality of education comparable to those of the private Ivy League. The Carnegie Foundation has classified the school as a Research University with high research activity.
Notable Alumni: Alan Berliner (Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker), Steven Fulop (Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey), Tony Kornheiser (Host of The Tony Kornheiser Show)
Student Faculty Ratio