Founded in 1971, the SUNY Empire State College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Saratoga Springs (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, SUNY Empire State College (ESC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. SUNY Empire State College (ESC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this US higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ESC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Name||SUNY Empire State College|
|Address||2 Union Avenue
12866-4391 New York
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+1 (518) 587 2100|
|+1 (518) 587 5448|
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The following SUNY Empire State College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify SUNY Empire State College's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has SUNY Empire State College a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.
SUNY Empire State College's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for SUNY Empire State College.
SUNY Empire State College has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).
SUNY Empire State College is a public higher education institution.
SUNY Empire State College is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Trimesters type of academic calendar.
SUNY Empire State College does not have any religious affiliation.
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The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.
uniRank provides below the official SUNY Empire State College's Carnegie classification.
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, higher part-time institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Postbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences|
uniRank provides below an overview of SUNY Empire State College's main facilities:
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This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
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SUNY Empire State College is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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