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 2017

TotalPercent
Total 6,913 100%
Male 2,993 43%
Female 3,920 57%
In State 6,584 95%
Out of State 276 4%
International 53 1%

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

Total
International Exchange Students
23
Study Abroad Students from other SUNY campuses 29
Other Cross-Registered Students 0

Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2017

TotalPercent
Total 6,346 100%
Full Time 6,196 98%
Part Time 150 2%
Male 2,781 44%
Female 3,565 56%
In State 6,065 96%
Out of State 239 4%
International 42 1%

Graduate Enrollment Fall 2017

TotalPercent
Total 567 100%
Full Time 197 35%
Part Time 370 65%
Male 212 37%
Female 355 63%
In State 519 92%
Out of State 37 7%
International 11 2%

First Year Student Profile Fall 2017

FreshmenTransfers
Applications 11,914 2,314
Percent Accepted 48% 55%
Percent Enrolled of Accepted 23% 51%
Mean SAT 1140
Mean GPA 90.3 3.2

Total Race/Ethnicity Fall 2017

Total          Percent    
White 5,114 74%
Hispanic 831 12%
Black/African American 412 6%
Unknown 236 3%
Two or more races 158 2%
Asian 88 1%
Non Resident Alien 53 1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 16 <1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5 <1%

Undergraduate Majors with Highest Enrollment Fall 2017 (Includes first and second majors)
Total Enrollment
Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B.S.) 575
Physical Education (B.S.Ed.) 548
Exercise Science (B.S.) 478
Sport Management (B.S.) 472
Business Economics (B.S.) 413
Criminology (B.A.) 288
Communication and Media Studies (B.A.) 285
Pre-Major (B.A.) 256
Speech and Hearing Science (B.S.) 222
Psychology (B.A.) 220

Graduate Programs with Highest Enrollment Fall 2017

Total Enrollment
Sport Management (M.S.)
73
Recreation (M.S.) 51
School Building Leader (C.A.S) 47
Literacy Education (M.S.Ed.) 46
Health Education (M.S.T.) 38
Teaching Students w/ Disabilities (M.S.Ed.) 29
Exercise Science (M.S.) 28
Communication Disorders and Sciences (M.S.) 26
Community Health (M.S.) 26
Childhood Education (M.S.T.) 24
Physical Education Leadership (M.S.Ed.) 24
Therapeutic Recreation (Graduate Certificate) 24

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