SUNY Cortland: Ranking & Review

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Cortland Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 561 1941
Top 12%

SUNY Cortland Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate48%43%52%
Enrolled undergraduates1,288556732
Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,9132,9933,920

801 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

132 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores872
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores352
Percent of students submitting ACT scores27%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

SUNY Cortland Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,879 $34,529
Off-campus $24,879 $34,529
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,810 and other expenses per full academic year.

SUNY Cortland provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,153 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,670 $16,320
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,630 $1,630
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $278 $680
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,870 $22,210
Fees for full-time graduates $1,630 $1,630
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $453 $925

Programs and Degrees

Education 344 183 527
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 326 67 393
Health Professions and Related Programs 174 13 187
Social Sciences 152 152
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 140 140
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 133 133
Psychology 84 84
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 67 67
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 35 35
Visual and Performing Arts 30 30
History 26 2 28
Physical Sciences 17 7 24
English Language and Literature & Letters 19 2 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 20 20
Mathematics and Statistics 12 12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 7 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Grand Total1,5912741,865

A total of 1,591 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at SUNY Cortland.

At the master's level 274 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate71%65%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesSUNY Cortland
MottoSeize the Moment, Feel the Momentum
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,062
Instructional FTE396
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressMiller Building
Cortland, New York, 13045-0900
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (607) 753 5993

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