College Facts

About 6,900 students are pursuing degrees within the College's three academic divisions — arts and sciences, education and professional studies.

Twenty-seven academic departments with a faculty of more than 600 offer the SUNY Cortland student body 64 undergraduate majors and 51 minors as well as 39 graduate programs that include certificate and online options.

The College's main campus covers 191 acres and includes 30 traditional and modern buildings. Seventeen of these structures are residence halls providing on-campus housing for nearly 3,300 students.

SUNY Cortland also operates The William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education with facilities at Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks, Hoxie Gorge, a nature preserve outside Cortland, and the Brauer Field Station on the Helderberg Escarpment near Albany.

SUNY Cortland has more than 71,000 alumni living in all 50 states and in more than 40 countries.

Total Enrollment Fall 2016

TotalPercent
Total 6,900 100%
Male 3,009 44%
Female 3,891 56%
In State 6,559 95%
Out of State 289 4%
International 52 1%

International Programs & Cross-Registered Students (Not counted in Total Enrollment)

Total
International Exchange Students
27
Study Abroad Students from other SUNY campuses 21
Other Cross-Registered Students 1

Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2016

TotalPercent
Total 6,304 100%
Full Time 6,187 98%
Part Time 117 2%
Male 2,783 44%
Female 3,521 56%
In State 6,005 95%
Out of State 258 4%
International 41 <1%

Graduate Enrollment Fall 2016

TotalPercent
Total 596 100%
Full Time 208 35%
Part Time 388 65%
Male 226 38%
Female 370 62%
In State 554 93%
Out of State 31 5%
International 11 2%

First Year Student Profile Fall 2016

FreshmenTransfers
Applications 10,875 2,244
Percent Accepted 52% 59%
Percent Enrolled of Accepted 22% 50%
Mean SAT 1090
Mean ACT
Mean GPA 90.1 3.2

Total Race/Ethnicity Fall 2016

Total          Percent    
White 5,109 74%
Hispanic 790 11%
Black/African American 397 6%
Unknown 275 4%
Two or more races 159 2%
Asian 95 1%
Non Resident Alien 52 1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 19 <1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 4 <1%

Undergraduate Majors with Highest Enrollment Fall 2016 (Includes first and second majors)
Total Enrollment
Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B.S.) 537
Exercise Science (B.S.) 500
Physical Education (B.S.Ed.) 474
Sport Management (B.S.) 456
Business Economics (B.S.) 413
Communication Studies (B.A.) 334
Pre-Major (B.A.) 261
Criminology (B.A.) 258
Speech and Hearing Science (B.S.) 235
Psychology (B.A.) 209

Graduate Programs with Highest Enrollment Fall 2016

Total Enrollment
Sport Management (M.S.)
84
Literacy Education (M.S.Ed.) 65
Health Education (M.S.T.) 59
Recreation (M.S.) 44
School Building Leader (C.A.S) 44
Teaching Students w/ Disabilities (M.S.Ed.) 41
Exercise Science (M.S.) 30
Community Health (M.S.) 26
Therapeutic Recreation (Graduate Certificate) 24
Communication Disorders and Sciences (M.S.) 22

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