SUNY at Binghamton

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,470

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,540

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.87%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

40.6%

32,139 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

17,292

88.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

83%

1,823 Graduates

About

SUNY at Binghamton is a higher education institution located in Broome County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SUNY at Binghamton were General Psychology (301 degrees awarded), Accounting (279 degrees), and General Economics (219 degrees).

In 2016, 4,910 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY at Binghamton. 49.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,662 degrees), 4.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (545 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY at Binghamton is $6,470, which is $-19,386 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY at Binghamton is $6,470, which is $-19,386 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,540.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,470

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at SUNY at Binghamton was $6,470. The cost of tuition at SUNY at Binghamton is $-19,386 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$16,540

2016 Value

2.83%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 SUNY at Binghamton had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,540. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of SUNY at Binghamton grew by 2.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,489

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY at Binghamton was of $10,489 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.29% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at SUNY at Binghamton received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.87%

2015 Default Rate

51

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY at Binghamton was 1.87%, which represents 51 out of the 2723 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

SUNY at Binghamton received 32,139 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.97% annual growth. Out of those 32,139 applicants, 13,056 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.6% acceptance rate.

There were 17,292 students enrolled at SUNY at Binghamton in 2016, and 97% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

SUNY at Binghamton has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

13,056

Accepted Out of 32,139

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of SUNY at Binghamton was 40.6% (13,056 admissions from 32,139 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 42.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.97%, while admissions grew by 0.354%.

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SAT Scores

97%

Submission Percentage

2,605

Scores Submitted

97% of enrolled first-time students at SUNY at Binghamton in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

SUNY at Binghamton has a total enrollment of 17,292 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY at Binghamton is 15,327 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,965. This means that 88.6% of students enrolled at SUNY at Binghamton are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY at Binghamton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.3% White, 12.1% Asian, 9.23% Hispanic or Latino, 4.8% Black or African American, 2.05% Two or More Races, 0.121% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0636% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at SUNY at Binghamton in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (30.3%), followed by White Female (26.9%) and Asian Female (7.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (18.5%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Asian Male (2.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY at Binghamton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,292 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY at Binghamton is 15,327 and the part-time enrollment is 1,965. This means that 88.6% of students enrolled at SUNY at Binghamton are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at SUNY at Binghamton was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), SUNY at Binghamton had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,213

  2. Asian

    2,085

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,596

The enrolled student population at SUNY at Binghamton is 53.3% White, 12.1% Asian, 9.23% Hispanic or Latino, 4.8% Black or African American, 2.05% Two or More Races, 0.121% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0636% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 367 students (2.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 40 fewer women than men received degrees from SUNY at Binghamton. The majority of degree recipients at SUNY at Binghamton are white (2,662 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (545 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY at Binghamton is General Psychology (301 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (279 degrees) and General Economics (219 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY at Binghamton, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (246 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (156 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (120 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY at Binghamton are Miscellaneous managers (645,196 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (425,105 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (392,062 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (351,573 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (309,723 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY at Binghamton are English (246 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (156 degrees), Language & Linguistics (120 degrees), Engineering (599 degrees), and Social Sciences (632 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY at Binghamton are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Sales engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at SUNY at Binghamton are English (246 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (156 degrees), Language & Linguistics (120 degrees), Engineering (599 degrees), and Social Sciences (632 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY at Binghamton are Elementary & secondary schools (644,734 people), Computer Systems Design (574,976 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (562,916 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (448,945 people), and Legal services (321,070 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY at Binghamton are English (246 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (156 degrees), Language & Linguistics (120 degrees), Engineering (599 degrees), and Social Sciences (632 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by SUNY at Binghamton.

Most Common

  1. 301 degrees awarded

  2. 279 degrees awarded

  3. 219 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY at Binghamton was General Psychology with 301 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,475

  2. 2,435

In 2016, 2,475 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY at Binghamton, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,435).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 249 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY at Binghamton in Accounting, which is 1.25 times more than the 200 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 237 degrees were awarded to women at SUNY at Binghamton in General Psychology, which is 3.16 times more than the 75 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

68%

100% Completion Time

81%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 68% of students graduating from SUNY at Binghamton completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 81% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SUNY at Binghamton is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.83% of graduates (88 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,662 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    545 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    387 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY at Binghamton is white (2,662 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (545 degrees).

2.95% of degree recipients (145 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,341 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,321 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    289 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUNY at Binghamton is white female (1,341 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,321 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY at Binghamton has an endowment valued at nearly $96.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.28M (1.33%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, SUNY at Binghamton had a total expenditure of $502M. Of that $502M, they spent $188M on salaries and $502M on benefits.

SUNY at Binghamton employs 244 Assistant professors, 193 Associate professors, and 175 Professors. Most academics at SUNY at Binghamton are Male Assistant professors (139), Male Professors(129), and Male Associate professors (108).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY at Binghamton are: Office and Administrative Support, with 331 employees, Service, with 274 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 194 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$96.5M

2015 Endowment

14.6%

growth from 2014

SUNY at Binghamton has an endowment valued at about $96.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY at Binghamton grew 14.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $174M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $26.9M - Federal

  2. $2.72M - State

  3. $65k - Local

As of 2015, SUNY at Binghamton received $26.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.72M from state grants and contracts, and $65k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$188M

Salary Expenditure

$502M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, SUNY at Binghamton had a total expenditure of $502M. Of that $502M, they spent $188M on salaries and $502M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$188M

2015 Salaries

5.72%

growth from 2014

In 2015, SUNY at Binghamton paid a median of $188M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($502M) and a 5.72% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.48% growth from 2013 and a 2.32% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$61.9M

Instructional Salaries

655

Number of Employees

In 2015, SUNY at Binghamton paid a total of $61.9M to 655 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

244 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

331 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY at Binghamton were Assistant professor with 244 employees; Associate professor with 193 employees; and Associate professor with 175 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY at Binghamton were Office and Administrative Support with 331 employees; Service with 274 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 194 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY at Binghamton was Male Assistant professor with 139 employees, Male Professor with 129 employees, and Male Associate professor with 108 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at SUNY at Binghamton.

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