Farmingdale State College: Statistics

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#3181 of 14,131 In the World
#911 of 2,597 In North America
#843 of 2,496 In the United States
#83 of 221 In New York State
#1003 of 1,084 For Forensic Science
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Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
74%
Undergraduates
9,284
Graduates
64
Male:Female Ratio
58:42
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Farmingdale State College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Farmingdale State College has an acceptance rate of 73% and is among the top 35% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 73% 74% 70%
Applicants 6,995 3,836 3,159
Admissions 5,072 2,846 2,226
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,561 953 608
Freshmen enrolled part time 58 37 21

4,982 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,061 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
484 or 30%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Farmingdale State College are 1010-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
48 or 3%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Farmingdale State College are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 4413 (47%)
Hispanic 2390 (26%)
Asian 1068 (11%)
Black or African American 955 (10%)
Two or more races 275 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 169 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 39 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 14 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Average aid awarded
$9,074
Students receiving aid
74%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,070$9,538
Tuition in-state $7,070$9,538
Tuition out-of-state $16,980$18,778
Fee in-district $1,506$850
Fee in-state $1,506$850
Fee out-of-state $1,506$850

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 617
Combined charge for room and board $13,470
Room charge $8,170
Meal charge $5,300

Farmingdale State College majors

Farmingdale State College has granted 2,050 bachelor's degrees across 32 programs and 25 master's in Science/Technology Management. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Farmingdale State College.

Major Associate Bachelor Master
Business Administration and Management, General 436
Science, Technology and Society 293
General Studies 228
Forensic Science and Technology 205
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 157
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 17 76
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 91
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 77
Applied Psychology 66
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 62
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 61
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 57
Design and Visual Communications, General 56
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism 53
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 48
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 21 23
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 42
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician 34
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 31
Architectural Engineering Technologies & Technicians 30
Industrial Technology & Technician 28
Criminal Justice & Police Science 27
Science & Technology Management 25
Applied Economics 24
Applied Horticulture & Horticulture Operations, General 4 16
Applied Mathematics, General 18
International Business & Trade & Commerce 16
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 14
Management Science 13
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician 12
Automotive Engineering Technology & Technician 3
Health and Wellness, General 3
Nutrition Sciences 3
Ornamental Horticulture 3
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 2
Computer Software Technology & Technician 1
Grand Total 303 2,050 25

Farmingdale State College has a graduation rate of 53%, which is among the 47% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 53% 49% 60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 27%

Publications & Citations

Farmingdale State College has published 1,022 scientific papers with 7,047 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, Physics, Environmental Science, Political Science, Chemistry, Law, and Medicine.

Publications
1,022
Citations
7,047

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
569 / 2,705
Engineering
492 / 3,811
Computer Science
487 / 2,760
Biology
439 / 4,418
Physics
429 / 3,224
Environmental Science
388 / 2,392
Political Science
367 / 1,590
Chemistry
356 / 3,820
Law
351 / 1,528
Medicine
311 / 2,348
Quantum and Particle physics
297 / 2,155
Sociology
288 / 1,633
Mathematics
281 / 1,294
Philosophy
264 / 1,515
Psychology
263 / 1,451
Business
230 / 920
Geography and Cartography
227 / 1,251
Economics
202 / 1,034
Materials Science
190 / 1,800
History
189 / 732
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
183 / 819
Genetics
173 / 2,493
Ecology
166 / 944
Geology
161 / 1,179
Statistics
159 / 608
Biochemistry
156 / 2,604
Archaeology
149 / 704
Electrical Engineering
143 / 778
Art & Design
139 / 814
Organic Chemistry
138 / 1,877
Linguistics
122 / 620
Optical Engineering
113 / 930
Telecommunications
110 / 700
Social Psychology
107 / 643
Mechanical Engineering
101 / 734
Development Studies
100 / 484
Cyber Security
98 / 323
Paleontology
95 / 784
Computer Networking
92 / 442
Management
88 / 257

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 12 17
1991 14 40
1992 12 34
1993 5 27
1994 3 36
1995 4 37
1996 7 37
1997 12 33
1998 14 24
1999 9 50
2000 10 39
2001 16 56
2002 10 46
2003 5 56
2004 11 43
2005 12 60
2006 11 52
2007 15 96
2008 22 106
2009 17 138
2010 33 195
2011 30 194
2012 30 230
2013 28 220
2014 37 294
2015 52 305
2016 46 365
2017 65 390
2018 60 445
2019 74 584
2020 67 638
2021 89 815
2022 65 853
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Notable alumni

  1. William Fichtner

    William Fichtner
    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    film actorvoice actorfilm produceractortelevision actor
    Biography

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  2. Len Wein

    Len Wein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2017 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    comics artistscreenwritercomics writer
    Biography

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  3. John Romita Jr

    John Romita Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    comics artist
    Biography

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  4. Fernando Caldeiro

    Fernando Caldeiro
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1958-2009 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    astronautengineer
    Biography

    Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro was an Argentine-born American scientist and NASA astronaut.

  5. Michael DenDekker

    Michael DenDekker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    actorpolitician
    Biography

    Michael G. DenDekker is an American politician and former assemblyman for the state of New York's 34th district, which included the neighborhoods of Woodside, Jackson Heights, and East Elmhurst, all in the Borough and County of Queens.

  6. Clyde Vanel

    Clyde Vanel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

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  7. Sal DeVito

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    Occupations
    advertising person
    Biography

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General info

Alternative names SUNY Farmingdale
SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale
Founded 1912
Motto Let Each Become All One Is Capable of Being
Colors green, white
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 1,040
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, New York, 11735-1021
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 9344202000

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