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SUNY CORTLAND, CORTLAND, NEW YORK

Cortland, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1868Established Year
  6858Enrollment

Suny Cortland: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded 152 years ago in 1868, SUNY Cortland is a public college located in New York, United States that was earlier named as Cortland Normal School. It is one of the component members of State University of New York and is a reputed name in the US Education System. Accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the institute comprised a total of 3 colleges within itself.

It has a total enrollment of 6,834 (Fall 2019) students where 6,295 are undergraduates, 539 graduates and around 37 are international candidates from different corners of the world. The institute observes a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1 and has an average class size of 22 students. The institute's Fiscal Year 2018 endowment of 39.7 million USD.

Admissions at SUNY Cortland are available in the 2 intakes of Fall and Spring and osbreevs different deadlines for its variety of courses. The institute charges a non refundable fee of 50 USD from its applicants when applying for admissions. With an acceptance rate of nearly 48%, the organization falls under the category of moderately competitive institutes for studying in the USA.

Rankings

  • U.S. News Rankings for year 2020
    • Ranked 10th in Top Public Schools
    • Ranked 17th in Best Undergraduate Teaching
    • Ranked 63rd in Regional Universities North
    • Ranked 109th in Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • It ranked 501-600th in THE World University Rankings for year 2020

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingSuburban
UG Application PortalCommon App/ Official website
Annual EndowmentUSD 37.4 million
Student Retention Rate76%
Work-Study ProgramNo
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity3,153
English language proficiency scoreTOEFL or equivalent
Financial AidAvailable as awards and scholarships
Annual Cost of AttendanceUG (Net Billed Cost) - 26, 066 USD

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • SUNY College has 64 campuses in total with one of them being in the beautiful locations of Cortland.
  • The institute’s campus is expanded in 191 acres of lush land offering endless opportunities and benefits for candidates from different parts of the globe
  • It provides 74 clubs and organizations for the students to choose from and be a part of.
  • In sports category, the college takes part in NCAA Division-III and thus promotes healthy lifestyle habits among its students
  • The college invests 17.9 million USD in external or sponsored research.

Housing facilities/Residence

  • SUNY Cortland offers apartment-style, quad double style, suite-style, Low rise residence and High rise residence style housing options for the students to match their living style.
  • It is a compulsion for a freshman to live on campus for two years in the 18 residential options offered by the organization.
  • The on-campus residence is available for undergraduate students only. Around half of the total number of undergraduate students live on-campus.
  • International students who are living in the on-campus accommodation alternatives for more than a year can apply for a position of resident assistance to get paid for the service, which simultaneously provides them free housing.
  • Students can also earn some extra money by spending a few hours working in academic departments, administrative offices or dining facilities on campus.

Courses

  • The university offers a plethora of courses for international students including more than 105 degrees in undergraduate, graduate and certification programs of study. There
  • It provides nearly 67 undergraduate and 39 Master’s degrees and Certificates of Advanced Study.
  • The popular courses in SUNY Cortland for undergraduate degrees are Physical Education (BSEd), Childhood Education (BS), Exercise Science, Business Economics, Psychology, Criminology and Sport Management.
  • There are special learning opportunities like the ROTC of the Army and Air Force.
  • There are 21 students and 6 students enrolled in International Exchange programs and Study Abroad programs, respectively.

SUNY Cortland Application Process

How to apply?

Go through the list of courses and choose the one you wish to apply for. Check if you meet the minimum eligibility criteria.

Application portal: Apply using online application portal for freshman International admission in undergraduate or graduate courses

Application fee: The application fee is 50 USD (non-refundable) for International admission.

Application deadline: Submit the completed application form for admission before the deadline and the last date to apply for Fall term is April 7 and for Spring term it is November 1 for international students.

Basic Admission Requirements

  • Official Academic Transcripts
  • An average GPA of 3.4 or more.
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Health Insurance
  • Immunization records as required by law.
  • Copy of Passport
  • The student needs to submit an autobiographical essay along with an application form.
  • The test scores for international admission are as follows:
TestsScores
TOEFL (iBT)79+
IELTS6.5+

SUNY Cortland Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective parents of the institute hoping to enrol in the upcoming sessional year, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.

ExpensesUndergraduate (in USD)Graduate (in USD)
Tuition and fees20,02419,996 (9-credits)
Room and Board12,700 (on-campus)9,525 (off-campus)
Books & supplies1,000750
Personal2,0381,529
Travel800600
Total36,56232,404

For the full-time International students who are eligible to receive a financial award worth 6,000 and 4,500 USD per annum for undergraduate and graduate courses, respectively.

Scholarships/Financial Aid

The institute offers multiple awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA on the basis of merit and recognition. Around 86% of students receive financial aid at the university. Students need to maintain CGPA of 3.0 and must be enrolled in full-time courses to get eligible for it. The amount of scholarship varies as per the need.

Application filled at the time of admission is considered for scholarship also. For international students in an undergraduate course, the institute awards a scholarship of 6,000 USD/year and for a graduate course, it is 4,500 USD/year.

Some of the studentships available at the institute are as compiled below.

Name of ScholarshipAmount Awarded (in USD, per year)GPA (unweighted)ACT | SAT Score
Presidential Scholarship4,7009529 | 1300
Merit Scholarship3,0009327 | 1200
Dean’s Scholarship2,0009324 | 1100

Alumni Network

  • The institute has an alumni network known as Red Dragon Network.
  • Institution keeps on organizing annual alumni events such as reunions, concerts, Career services events and events to engage with the new admissions on the campus.
  • The campus has its own alumni area known as Par Center.
  • The alumni have the following benefits:
    • They may get a discount at the gym and fitness center
    • Assists students to build their career from career development center by connecting over LinkedIn.

The name of some notable alumni is Ann E. Dunwoody, George Breen, Nathan L. Miller, Kevin James and William H. Thomas.

Placements

SUNY Cortland organizes Career Fair giving an opportunity to the students for internships/jobs. It has an employment rate of around 94%. As per the university’s report for the Class of 2018 50% of students got employed in their respective fields, 33% opted for higher education and the rest were looking for jobs.

The institute ranks in the top 5 in terms of jobs in New York according to a survey. The annual average expected salary of the institute’s graduate is 42,801 USD.

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Suny Cortland Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population7827
FAFSA Code002843
Application Cost$50
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$16,650 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score112510501200 68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560520600-
Mathematics565530600-
ACTCheck Detailed Score242225 27%
English232025-
Mathematics242126-

Suny Cortland Acceptance Rate

47.9%

Acceptance Rate

11909

Total Applicants

7827

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

43.7%

Male

56.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program47.9%
Total Applicants14547
Total Enrolled6972
Graduate
Graduate Programs47.9%
Total Applicants1784
Total Enrolled855

Suny Cortland Enrollment

Enrollment
Suny Cortland Enrollment7827
Undergraduate Enrollment6972
Graduate Enrollment855
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate74.6%

Attendance Cost

$16,650

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,650 / Year
Post Graduate Program$14,689 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$12,810 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,769 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$12,810 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,769 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,660 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,769 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
81754459371650
+1-607-7532011
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32 Graham Ave, Cortland, NY 13045
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Shopping Mall

Marketplace Mall0.57 Km
Groton Avenue Plaza1.14 Km
THE CROWN CITY1.95 Km
Cortlandville Mall3.87 Km

Book Store

Heroes and Villains1.39 Km
WibbilyWobblyTimeyWimey2.26 Km

Airport

Cortland County Airport2.29 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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