SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry: Statistics

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#1616 of 14,131 In the World
#467 of 2,597 In North America
#422 of 2,496 In the United States
#40 of 221 In New York State
#3 of 4 In Syracuse
#283 of 1,011 For Forestry
Top50% For 17 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
60%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
27
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
1,754
Graduates
373
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
esf.edu

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 60% 56% 64%
Applicants 1,951 883 1,068
Admissions 1,174 494 680
Freshmen enrolled full time 302 151 151

1,391 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

413 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
239 or 82%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry are 1130-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
106 or 36%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry are 24-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1597 (75%)
Nonresident Alien 128 (6%)
Hispanic 126 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 82 (4%)
Asian 81 (4%)
Two or more races 60 (3%)
Black or African American 42 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,914
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,070$11,310
Tuition in-state $7,070$11,310
Tuition out-of-state $16,980$23,100
Fee in-district $2,060$1,890
Fee in-state $2,060$1,890
Fee out-of-state $2,060$1,890

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 620
Combined charge for room and board $18,690
Room charge $9,050
Meal charge $9,640

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Conservation Biology 70 28 6
Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Policy, General 63 2
Environmental Biology 60
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 40 7 3
Environmental Science 35 10 2
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 47
Wildlife Biology 33
Forest Technology & Technician 27
Landscape Architecture 17 10
Environmental Studies 25
Forest Management & Forest Resources Management 16 7 1
Natural Resources & Conservation, General 21
Biotechnology 15
Aquatic Biology & Limnology 15
Paper Science and Engineering 7 5 2
Biochemistry 12
Chemistry, General 10
Environmental Chemistry 6 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 8
Construction Management, General 8
Surveying Technology & Surveying 5
Construction Engineering 4
Energy and Environmental Policy 2 2
Forest Sciences and Biology 2
Grand Total 53 483 81 20
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 77% 69% 86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,096
Citations
78,265

Publication / Citation count by topic

Environmental Science
1,081 / 43,927
Biology
681 / 26,437
Ecology
501 / 17,392
Chemistry
410 / 19,114
Geography and Cartography
245 / 7,000
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
244 / 9,232
Engineering
234 / 10,209
Botany
175 / 9,457
Hydrology and Water resources management
159 / 7,094
Demography
152 / 6,724
Environmental Management
151 / 6,446
Zoology
108 / 2,977
Physics
102 / 2,390
Biochemistry
90 / 4,565
Medicine
87 / 2,120
Agricultural Science
86 / 4,339
Organic Chemistry
81 / 3,716
Materials Science
79 / 1,920
Forestry
76 / 2,736
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
72 / 1,375
Environmental Chemistry
71 / 6,296
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
69 / 1,895
Mathematics
65 / 2,606
Economics
64 / 2,818
Business
58 / 2,264
Remote Sensing
54 / 4,070
Renewable Energy Engineering
50 / 2,799
Statistics
45 / 2,008
Computer Science
38 / 1,667
Inorganic Chemistry
37 / 1,632
Chemical Engineering
33 / 602
Oceanography
29 / 1,980
Animal Science
29 / 1,016
Geology
28 / 1,409
Horticulture
28 / 942
Political Science
26 / 187
Nutrition and Food Science
23 / 663
Psychology
23 / 1,307
Sociology
22 / 563
Microbiology
21 / 1,690

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 497
1992 12 569
1993 15 486
1994 14 513
1995 21 509
1996 17 523
1997 25 494
1998 17 505
1999 34 560
2000 18 558
2001 42 722
2002 35 781
2003 32 1085
2004 40 1207
2005 50 1565
2006 55 1746
2007 57 1964
2008 81 2187
2009 70 2550
2010 63 2829
2011 85 3331
2012 106 3978
2013 132 4541
2014 147 5342
2015 162 5595
2016 123 6090
2017 141 6226
2018 121 6618
2019 155 7994
2020 184 9061
2021 170 10937

Notable alumni

  1. Roger Donlon

    Roger Donlon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    soldier
    Biography

    Roger Hugh Charles Donlon is a former United States Army officer. He is the first person to receive the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, as well as the first member of the United States Army Special Forces to be so honored.

  2. Bob Marshall

    Bob Marshall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1901-1939 (aged 38)
    Occupations
    foresterconservationistwriter
    Biography

    Robert Marshall was an American forester, writer and wilderness activist who is best remembered as the person who spearheaded the 1935 founding of the Wilderness Society in the United States. Marshall developed a love for the outdoors as a young child. He was an avid hiker and climber who visited the Adirondack Mountains frequently during his youth, ultimately becoming one of the first Adirondack Forty-Sixers. He also traveled to the Brooks Range of the far northern Alaskan wilderness. He wrote numerous articles and books about his travels, including the bestselling 1933 book Arctic Village.

  3. Bonnie Thunders

    Bonnie Thunders
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    roller derby player
    Biography

    Nicole Williams, known as Bonnie Thunders, is a roller derby skater. Widely considered to be one of the greatest players of modern roller derby, Bonnie Thunders has been referred to by multiple writers as "the LeBron James of roller derby".

  4. William Shemin

    William Shemin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1896-1973 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    William “Bill” Shemin was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery in action at Vesle River, near Bazoches, France. On June 2, 2015, Elsie Shemin-Roth and her sister Ina Bass accepted the nation's highest military award for valor on behalf of their father from President Barack Obama at the White House. Shemin was assigned to Company G, 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, American Expeditionary Force.

  5. Rachel May

    Rachel May
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rachel May is an American academic, university administrator, and politician. She is a member of the New York State Senate, representing the 53rd district since 2019. The district comprises Syracuse, New York and surrounding communities. A Democrat, May defeated incumbent David Valesky in a 2018 primary election and was first elected to the State Senate in November 2018.

  6. Moshe Levy

    Moshe Levy
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1927-2015 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Moshe Levy was an Israeli professor of Chemistry at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.

  7. Robert Lee Gilbertson

    Robert Lee Gilbertson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-2011 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    botanistmycologistexplorer
    Biography

    Robert Lee Gilbertson was a distinguished American mycologist and educator. He was a faculty member at University of Arizona for 26 years until his retirement from teaching in 1995; he was a Professor Emeritus at U of A until his death on October 26, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona. 2011. He held concurrent positions as Plant Pathologist, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Arizona (1967–95) for a project Research on wood-rotting fungi and other fungi associated with southwestern plants and was collaborator and consultant with Center for Forest Mycology Research, US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin (1957–1981).

  8. Harry Frederick Recher

    Harry Frederick Recher
    Occupations
    ornithologist
    Biography

    Professor Harry Frederick Recher is an Australian ornithologist who was born, and grew up, in the United States of America. He studied at the State University of New York College of Forestry and received his B.S. in 1959 from Syracuse University. He received a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1964, and then did an NIH postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University. He moved to Australia in 1967.

General info

Alternative names SUNY-ESF
ESF
Founded 1911
Motto Improve Your World
Colors green, white, gold
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - July)
Total FTE staff 416
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address One Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York, 13210
United States
City population 149,000
Phone 3154706500
Fax +1 (315) 470 6779

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