SUNY Empire State College Rankings

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In the World#2059 of 14178
In North America#629 of 2629
In the United States#577 of 2528
In New York State#60 of 221
In Saratoga Springs#2 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
63%
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
9,095
Graduates
1,345
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
esc.edu

SUNY Empire State College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,001 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,899 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

SUNY Empire State College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5795 (56%)
Black or African American1533 (15%)
Hispanic1381 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1077 (10%)
Asian285 (3%)
Two or more races248 (2%)
Nonresident Alien65 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander23 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native12 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,227
Students receiving aid
89%

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$535$535
Fee in-state$535$535
Fee out-of-state$535$535

SUNY Empire State College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business & Commerce, General96744
Community Organization and Advocacy71424
Psychology, General22195
Labor and Industrial Relations1771711
Physical Sciences, Other52146
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse193
Education, General26102
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other7632
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other788
Art & Art Studies, General1166
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General4724
Public Policy Analysis, General62
Business Administration and Management, General57
Social Sciences, General835
Curriculum and Instruction35
Secondary Education and Teaching29
Nursing Administration29
History, General420
Nursing Education23
Social Sciences, Other18
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching16
Health & Health Care Administration & Management15
Education, Other11
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other8
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies7
Finance, General2
Accounting1
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other1
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Grand Total5972,150262
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate25%28%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 52%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Publications
548
Citations
6,585

Publication count by topic

Psychology
147
Sociology
105
Computer science
61
Political science
56
Art
29
History
24
Medicine
23
Business
22
Engineering
20
Economics
10
Philosophy
10
Geography
5
Biology
5
Materials science
3
Mathematics
2
Chemistry
2
Physics
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1413893
History150636
Psychology18372,842
Art194212
Philosophy198412
Political science2307110
Computer science24921,346
Business3201141
Economics403926
Biology4122394
Materials science4255122
Medicine4328212
Engineering457033
Geography48618
Chemistry496499
Environmental science51566
Mathematics61042

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990249
1991246
1992037
1993338
1994354
1995536
1996563
1997558
1998570
1999460
2000358
2001178
2002563
2003293
20048100
200513102
2006575
20076104
200814123
200920122
201021168
201128177
201244276
201353414
201433513
201529595
201631501
201731478
201847383
201936492
202023478

General info

Alternative namesESC
Founded1971
WikipediaEmpire State College
Academic CalendarYear round. Freshmen admitted twice per semester
Total FTE staff858
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressTwo Union Ave
Saratoga Springs, New York, 12866-4391
United States
City population27,000
Phone5185872100
Fax+1 (518) 587 5448

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