Yes! Every student is welcome to have a vehicle on campus, provided they've registered and received a parking permit from the University Police Department. Campus Parking Information
Interviews are not required as part of the application process.
While we do not offer any type of Legacy Scholarship program, we do have an opportunity for alumni of SUNY Cortland to recommend prospective students to us via the Alumni Admissions Program. If you know an alum (that's not related to you) who might be interested in writing a recommendation on your behalf, please refer them to the Alumni Admission Program Nomination form on our application website.
Yes! SUNY Cortland has one of the largest Study Abroad programs in the SUNY system. We offer semester, academic year, summer and winter break options. Explore your study abroad options at SUNY Cortland
It is possible to select a different major after applying. You'll need to send a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating your full name and date of birth as well as the major you applied for and the major you’d like to switch to. We will let you know when that change has been made or notify you in the event that we cannot accommodate your request.
Approximately 84 percent.
Yes, freshmen are required to live on campus for the first two years, and transfers are required to live on campus for one year. After that, students may remain on campus in our upperclassmen housing or move off campus.
All residence halls are coed by floor for the high-rise and suite-style buildings or by wing for the low-rise and corridor-style buildings.
51 percent live on campus
49 percent live off campus
The majority of our students are from New York State, but we receive many applications from the surrounding states in the Northeast and along the East Coast. We have students 28 states and 18 countries!