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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 96%
Applicants who took ACT: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 59%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 17%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 76%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 58%
SAT I Math score 700+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600+: 88%
ACT score 24-29: 50%
ACT score 30-36: 48%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 30,616
Students admitted: 13,010
Admission rate: 42%
Students per faculty: 20
4-year graduation rate: 69%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 13,491
Full-time enrolled men: 6,792
Full-time enrolled women: 6,262
Part-time enrolled men: 253
Part-time enrolled women: 184
Freshmen retained: 91%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $2,801
Tuition (out of state): $21,550
Fees (out of state): $2,801
Room and board: $13,590
Est. book expense: $1,000
Total cost (in state): $23,861
Total cost (out of state): $38,941
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,310
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$16,747
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,390
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,827
Average debt at graduation: $25,844

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 73%
Average need-based aid: $8,551
Average non-need-based aid: $7,114

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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