SUNY Cortland has been named to the Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list for 2016, earning a stamp of approval given to only the top 25 percent of four-year colleges across the United States. The recognition is based on academic excellence and quality of student life.
“This reaffirms what our students, faculty, staff and alumni already know: SUNY Cortland offers an exceptional educational experience that’s regarded as one of the best in our region,” College President Erik J. Bitterbaum said. “It’s an endorsement of our commitment to helping motivated students reach their full potential as well-rounded adults and successful, high-achieving professionals.”
The Princeton Review, a test preparation and college admission services provider, identified 649 four-year institutions across the nation as “regional bests,” including 225 within the Northeast. The organization bases selections on institutional data and student survey responses.
It does not rank the schools, but instead identifies and recommends institutions to prospective students and their parents.
SUNY Cortland was among 13 institutions in the State University of New York system to make the “Best in the Northeast” list. The others included University at Albany, Binghamton University, the College at Brockport, University at Buffalo, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Maritime College, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Oswego, Purchase College and Stony Brook University.