SUNY Cortland: Statistics

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#582 of 2,496 In the United States
#54 of 221 In New York State
#814 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education

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Acceptance rate
52%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
6,256
Graduates
576
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
cortland.edu

SUNY Cortland Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 52% 47% 56%
Applicants 12,392 5,319 7,073
Admissions 6,469 2,489 3,980
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,283 531 752
Freshmen enrolled part time 3 3

5,444 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,180 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
875 or 68%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1100
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in SUNY Cortland are 1100-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
166 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in SUNY Cortland are 22-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 5061 (74%)
Hispanic 886 (13%)
Black or African American 385 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 229 (3%)
Two or more races 154 (2%)
Asian 76 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 28 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,341
Students receiving aid
85%

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 $1,607$1,607
Fee in-state $1,607$1,607
Fee out-of-state $1,607$1,607

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,240
Combined charge for room and board $13,310
Room charge $8,150
Meal charge $5,160

SUNY Cortland Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 134 38
Elementary Education and Teaching 135 18
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 137 5
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 132 10
Business & Managerial Economics 122
Psychology, General 95
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 71 14
Communication, General 79
Criminology 58
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 50
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 47
Sociology, General 47
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 40 5
General Studies 42
History, General 25 4
Political Science and Government, General 28
Physical Fitness Technician 28
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 4 17
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy 19
Mathematics, General 18
Social Studies Teacher Education 17
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 9 8
Athletic Training & Trainer 17
International Relations and Affairs 16
Mathematics Teacher Education 16
Reading Teacher Education 16
Musical Theatre 14
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 14
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 14
English Language and Literature, General 13
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 10 2
Health Teacher Education 3 8
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 10
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 9
Biomedical Sciences, General 9
Philosophy 9
Biochemistry 8
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Community Organization and Advocacy 8
Outdoor Education 8
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Chemistry, General 7
Digital Arts 7
Physics, General 6
Economics, General 6
Biology Teacher Education 2 4
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 6
Conservation Biology 5
Anthropology, General 4
Sports Studies 4
Earth Science Teacher Education 3
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 3
Archeology 3
Chemistry Teacher Education 1 2
Public Policy Analysis, General 3
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 3
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management 2
African-American & Black Studies 1
Physics Teacher Education 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
French Language Teacher Education 1
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
French Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 1,570 182
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 67% 57% 73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,109
Citations
25,075

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
469 / 6,092
Psychology
257 / 7,867
Medicine
228 / 4,532
Environmental Science
153 / 4,324
Biology
135 / 6,178
Sociology
116 / 1,138
Political Science
91 / 310
Business
81 / 1,798
Child Psychology
76 / 4,074
Social Psychology
74 / 4,909
Computer Science
71 / 1,007
Mathematics
67 / 1,669
Art & Design
61 / 780
Health Science
55 / 365
Education Majors
54 / 850
Math Teachers
53 / 512
Ecology
53 / 1,624
Sports / Exercise science
50 / 922
Economics
42 / 1,104
Chemistry
42 / 2,272
Physics
41 / 413
History
41 / 55
Demography
40 / 2,132
Botany
39 / 705
Physical Therapy
37 / 1,350
Law
37 / 45
Cognitive Science
34 / 369
Geology
33 / 1,237
Public Health
32 / 304
Gender Studies
31 / 499
Geography and Cartography
30 / 371
Environmental Management
28 / 581
Philosophy
27 / 251
Communications and Public Relations
26 / 251
Special Education
26 / 428
Engineering
26 / 674
Clinical Psychology
25 / 331
Hydrology and Water resources management
24 / 803
Development Studies
21 / 104
Zoology
21 / 2,064

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 96
1992 8 119
1993 13 143
1994 16 132
1995 10 101
1996 11 142
1997 10 151
1998 15 175
1999 20 193
2000 19 227
2001 26 299
2002 22 292
2003 19 421
2004 18 455
2005 31 623
2006 24 684
2007 34 803
2008 39 930
2009 54 1161
2010 46 1181
2011 53 1577
2012 37 1526
2013 58 1767
2014 56 1774
2015 61 1921
2016 80 1837
2017 79 1852
2018 80 1966
2019 77 1959
2020 63 2350
2021 86 2590

SUNY Cortland alumni

  1. Kevin James

    Kevin James
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    film producervoice actorscreenwriterfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kevin George Knipfing, known professionally as Kevin James, is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Doug Heffernan on The King of Queens, and as Paul Blart in the movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop. He also starred in the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait (2016–2018) for which he was nominated for a 2017 People's Choice Award.

  2. Mick Foley

    Mick Foley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writernovelistactorprofessional wrestlerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Michael Francis Foley is an American actor, author, retired professional wrestler, and color commentator. He is currently signed to WWE under the company's Legends program, acting as a company ambassador.

  3. George Tenet

    George Tenet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politicianintelligence officer
    Biography

    George John Tenet is an American intelligence official and academic who served as the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, as well as a Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University.

  4. Ann E. Dunwoody

    Ann E. Dunwoody
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody is a retired general of the United States Army. She was the first woman in United States military and uniformed service history to achieve a four-star officer rank, receiving her fourth star on November 14, 2008.

General info

Alternative names SUNY Cortland
Founded 1868
Motto Seize the Moment, Feel the Momentum
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 1,060
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address Miller Building
Cortland, New York, 13045-0900
United States
City population 19,000
Phone 6077532011
Fax +1 (607) 753 5993

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