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Today, more than 7,200 students are pursuing degrees within the College's three academic divisions — arts and sciences, education and professional studies.

Twenty-eight academic departments with a faculty of more than 500 offer the SUNY Cortland student body 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. Sixteen 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 2013
  TotalPercent
Total 7110 100%
Male 3070 43%
Female 4040 57%
In State 6804 96%
Out of State 306 4%
International 58 <1%
Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2013
  TotalPercent
Total 6400 100%
Full Time 6281 96%
Part Time 119 2%
Male 2797 44%
Female 3603 56%
In State 6116 96%
Out of State 245 4%
International 39 <1%
Graduate Enrollment Fall 2013
  TotalPercent
Total 710 100%
Full Time 256 36%
Part Time 454 64%
Male 273 38%
Female 437 62%
In State 679 96%
Out of State 31 4%
International 19 3%

 


 

First-year Student Profile Fall 2013
Freshmen
Applications 11,518
Percent Accepted 47%
Percent Enrolled of Accepted 23%
Mean SAT 1116
Mean ACT 24
Mean GPA 90.6
Transfers
Applications 2,494
% Accepted 48%
% Enrolled of Accepted 55%
Mean GPA 3.2
Total Race/Ethnicity Fall 2013
  TotalPercent
White 5,221 73%
Black/African American 288 4%
Asian 68 1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  4 <.1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native  12 <1%
Unknown 673 10%
Two or more race 109 2%
Hispanic 650  9%
Non Resident Alien 39  <1%

 


 

Undergraduate Majors with Highest Enrollment Fall 2013 (1st Majors Only)
Physical Education (B.S.Ed.) 536
Childhood Education (B.S.) 398
Exercise Science (B.S.) 390
Sport Management (B.S.) 379
Pre-Major (B.A.) 357
Communication Studies (B.A.) 322
Business Economics (B.S.) 300
Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B.S.) 281
Psychology (B.A.) 232
Biology (B.S.) 223
Graduate Programs with Highest Enrollment Fall 2013
Health Education (M.S.T.) 104
Literacy Education (M.S.Ed.) 96
Teaching Students w/ Disabilities (M.S.Ed.) 67
Sport Management (M.S.) 58
School Building Leader (C.A.S) 55
Recreation (M.S.) 35
Community Health (M.S.) 25
Exercise Science (M.S.) 21
International Sports Management (M.S.) 20
Physical Education (M.S.Ed. 20