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SUNY Farmingdale State College
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  • 4 Year
  • FARMINGDALE, NY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Farmingdale is an above-average public college located in Melville, New York in the New York City Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,785 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Farmingdale acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Forensic Science and Technology. Graduating 52% of students, Farmingdale alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,300.

About

2350 BROADHOLLOW ROAD
FARMINGDALE, NY 11735
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Skyline Conference

SUNY Farmingdale State College Rankings

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FSC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
990-1150
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$7,481 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,536 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 55 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 61 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 61 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    76%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,785 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,154
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Outgoing
    67%
  • Boring
    33%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
33%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 9 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 9 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Resourceful
    33%
  • Managable
    25%
  • Has my major
    17%
  • AMAZING!!!!
    8%
  • Surprising
    8%
  • Adaptable
    2%
  • Friendly staff
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%

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