SUNY Cortland Rankings

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In the World#1500 of 14178
In North America#471 of 2629
In the United States#427 of 2528
In New York State#38 of 221
In Cortland#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
46%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
6,295
Graduates
539
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
www2.cortland.edu

SUNY Cortland Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate46%40%50%
Applicants12,9425,5727,370
Admissions5,9592,2413,718
Freshmen enrolled full time1,207489718
Freshmen enrolled part time11

946 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

171 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
898 or 74%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in SUNY Cortland are 1090-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
172 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in SUNY Cortland are 21-26 (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

White5008 (73%)
Hispanic861 (13%)
Black or African American415 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown254 (4%)
Two or more races148 (2%)
Asian84 (1%)
Nonresident Alien45 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,996
Students receiving aid
86%

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$1,736$1,736
Fee in-state$1,736$1,736
Fee out-of-state$1,736$1,736

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,153
Combined charge for room and board$13,100
Room charge$8,060
Meal charge$5,040

SUNY Cortland Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management13438
Elementary Education and Teaching12517
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1299
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1286
Business & Managerial Economics113
Communication, General109
Community Health and Preventive Medicine6212
Psychology, General65
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist58
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs508
Criminology53
Biology & Biological Sciences, General49
General Studies35
Reading Teacher Education35
History, General294
Sociology31
Physical Fitness Technician29
Political Science and Government, General25
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy22
Social Studies Teacher Education191
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies416
English Language and Literature, General145
English & Language Arts Teacher Education143
Health Teacher Education59
Mathematics, General14
Athletic Training & Trainer14
Digital Arts13
Mathematics Teacher Education111
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General12
Biomedical Sciences, General11
International Relations and Affairs11
Philosophy10
Geology & Earth Science, General10
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor10
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other10
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia9
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing9
Outdoor Education7
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General7
Biochemistry6
Spanish Language and Literature6
Sports Studies6
Conservation Biology5
Chemistry, General5
Musical Theatre5
Physical Sciences, Other5
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4
Physics, General4
Art & Art Studies, General4
Economics, General4
Earth Science Teacher Education3
Biology Teacher Education3
Community Organization and Advocacy3
Anthropology3
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs3
Physics Teacher Education2
Archeology2
Spanish Language Teacher Education2
Public Policy Analysis, General2
African-American & Black Studies1
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
French Language Teacher Education1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Grand Total1,507198
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate71%66%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,232
Citations
25,866

Publication count by topic

Psychology
321
Biology
143
Medicine
130
Sociology
116
Political science
86
Economics
46
History
40
Geology
39
Chemistry
35
Geography
32
Art
31
Computer science
29
Environmental science
27
Business
23
Mathematics
23
Philosophy
22
Physics
19
Engineering
9
Materials science
9

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy761236
Economics12112,214
Geology12451,380
Psychology12777,027
History138051
Political science1415418
Sociology1422883
Biology19246,401
Art204810
Environmental science2111758
Medicine21562,894
Geography2463218
Business2624289
Chemistry31871,215
Physics3354132
Computer science3578402
Mathematics4038125
Engineering416167
Materials science469460

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010112
1991891
19927112
199312140
199414124
19951089
199611131
19979129
199815155
199918169
200018203
200126277
200220281
200318392
200416423
200530563
200621648
200734745
200835838
2009501043
2010431093
2011511437
2012341356
2013501603
2014561637
2015591748
2016701639
2017751564
2018751618
2019761663
2020561880

General info

Alternative namesSUNY Cortland
Founded1868
WikipediaState University of New York College at Cortland
MottoSeize the Moment, Feel the Momentum
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff1,103
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressMiller Building
Cortland, New York, 13045-0900
United States
City population19,000
Phone6077532011
Fax+1 (607) 753 5993

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