SUNY Cortland Overview

Student population

AddressMiller Building
Cortland, NY
School Websitewww2.cortland.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

SUNY Cortland is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Cortland, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 13,289 students applied to SUNY Cortland. Of those students, 5,881 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in SUNY Cortland was $6,870, in addition to fees of $1,666. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend SUNY Cortland.

SUNY Cortland has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

SUNY Cortland Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPAConsidered but not required
Applicants admitted

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The SUNY Cortland acceptance rate is 44%. To put this into perspective, 5,881 of the 13,289 students who applied to SUNY Cortland in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in SUNY Cortland is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into SUNY Cortland had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for SUNY Cortland was between 22 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to SUNY Cortland as part of their application.

SUNY Cortland Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
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Out of State Tuition

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Other Fees$
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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At SUNY Cortland, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,870. Combined with fees of $1,666, room and board costs of $12,886, other expenses of $2,798 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,316 in tuition.

Students at SUNY Cortland are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at SUNY Cortland was $4,796 last year, with 41% of students being awarded federal aid.

SUNY Cortland Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to SUNY Cortland.

SUNY Cortland has a good gender split, with 56% of undergraduates being female and 44% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 95% of all students reside in New York. However, 4% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at SUNY Cortland is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

SUNY Cortland Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS

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