College Facts

More than 7,200 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 500 offer the SUNY Cortland student body more than 60 undergraduate majors and 38 minors from which to choose.

The College's main campus covers 191 acres and includes 30 traditional and modern buildings. Eighteen of these structures are residence halls providing on-campus housing for approximately 3,000 students.

SUNY Cortland also operates its Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks, the Hoxie Gorge Nature Preserve outside Cortland, and the Brauer Education Center on the Helderberg Escarpment near Albany.

SUNY Cortland has more than 68,000 alumni living in all 50 states and in more than 40 countries.

Total Enrollment Fall 2014

Total Percent
Total 6958 100%
Male 2935 42%
Female 4023 58%
In State 6651 96%
Out of State 256 4%
International 51 <1%

Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2014

Total Percent
Total 6317 100%
Full Time 6203 98%
Part Time 114 2%
Male 2699 43%
Female 3618 57%
In State 6050 96%
Out of State 232 4%
International 35 <1%

Graduate Enrollment Fall 2014
TotalPercent
Total 641 100%
Full Time 227 35%
Part Time 414 65%
Male 236 37%
Female 405 63%
In State 601 94%
Out of State 24 4%
International 16 2%

First Year Student Profile Fall 2014
FreshmenTransfers
Applications 11,221 2,466
Percent Accepted 49% 51%
Percent Enrolled of Accepted 22% 51
Mean SAT 1067
Mean ACT 24
Mean GPA 89.5 3.0

Total Race/Ethnicity Fall 2014
Total          Percent    
White 5,236 75%
Hispanic 690 10%
Unknown 420 6%
Black/African American 320 5%
Two or more races 132 2%
Asian 85 1%
Non Resident Alien 56 <1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 13 <1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 6 <.1%

Undergraduate Majors with Highest Enrollment Fall 2014 (First majors only)
Exercise Science (B.S). 486
Physical Education (B.S.Ed.) 466
Sport Management (B.S.) 389
Pre-Major (B.A.) 366
Childhood Education (B.S.) 344
Communication Studies (B.A.) 322
Business Economics (B.S.) 294
Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B.S.) 291
Speech & Hearing Science (B.S.) 244
Psychology (B.A.) 226
Biology (B.S.) 226

Graduate Programs with Highest Enrollment Fall 2014

Health Education (M.S.T.) 80
Literacy Education (M.S.Ed.) 76
School Building Leader (C.A.S) 58
Sport Management (M.S.) 55
Teaching Students w/ Disabilities (M.S.Ed.) 54
Recreation (M.S.) 35
Community Health (M.S.) 29
Communication Disorders & Sciences (M.S.) 26
Second Language Education: Certification (M.S.E.d.) 24

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Cortland, NY 13045-0900
Phone: 607-753-2519

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