SUNY Empire State College

country rank  560
world rank  1530

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University Overview

Founded in 1971, SUNY Empire State College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ESC
Founded 1971

University Location

Address 1 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs (population range: 10,000-49,999)
12866-4391 New York
United States
T +1 (518) 587 2100
F +1 (518) 587 5448

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
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
+1 (518) 587 2100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

Facilities and Services

Library Not reported
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1974

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018