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Binghamton University, State University of New York (Vestal, NY)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 94%
Applicants who took ACT: 37%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 56%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 15%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 72%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 57%
SAT I Math score 700+: 28%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85%
ACT score 24-29: 57%
ACT score 30-36: 38%
ACT score 24+: 95%
Students applied: 28,518
Students admitted: 12,564
Admission rate: 44%
Students per faculty: 20
4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 13,412
Full-time enrolled men: 6,746
Full-time enrolled women: 6,162
Part-time enrolled men: 284
Part-time enrolled women: 220
Freshmen retained: 89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $2,583
Tuition (out of state): $19,590
Fees (out of state): $2,583
Room and board: $13,198
Est. book expense: $1,000
Total cost (in state): $23,251
Total cost (out of state): $36,371
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,186
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$16,014
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$28,306
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,134
Average debt at graduation: $25,727

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 72%
Average need-based aid: $8,065
Average non-need-based aid: $7,237

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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