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SUNY Empire State College

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602

world rank

1727

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Overview

Founded in 1971, SUNY Empire State College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Saratoga Springs (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, SUNY Empire State College (ESC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. SUNY Empire State College (ESC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ESC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym ESC
Founded 1971
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Location


Address 1 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs
12866-4391 New York
United States
Population range 10,000-49,999
Telephone +1 (518) 587 2100
Telefax +1 (518) 587 5448
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of SUNY Empire State College for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate SUNY Empire State College's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 111 West Avenue
Saratoga Springs 12866
Phone +1 (518) 587 2100

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate SUNY Empire State College's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


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Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of SUNY Empire State College for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1974



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the SUNY Empire State College as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)


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Academic Structure

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