Binghamton University.

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Binghamton University

The State University of New York at Binghamton (also known as Binghamton University or SUNY Binghamton) is a public research university with campuses in Binghamton, Vestal, and Johnson City, New York. It is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. As of Fall 2018, 18,147 undergraduate and graduate students attend the university. Since its establishment in 1946, the school has evolved from a small liberal arts college to a large research university. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".Binghamton's athletic teams are the Bearcats and they compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Bearcats are members of the America East Conference.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 13,702 students
  • 0.21 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Binghamton University

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Neuroscience, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Computer Science.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

13,507 students out of 33,467 applicants were accepted into Binghamton University. They had an average SAT score of 1365. 97% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 50% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Binghamton University was $24,403, while for in-state students it was $9,523. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $34,633.

The average financial aid at Binghamton University is $6,347. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $18,056 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Binghamton University

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

51% of undergraduate students at Binghamton University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Binghamton University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Binghamton University was of $14,577 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000.

Diversity at Binghamton University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017