Binghamton University

Vestal, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 14,303
Graduate Enrollment: 3,748
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Midsize (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of at least 100,000 but less than 250,000)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 44.15%

Male/Female: 48% / 52% (2017)

First generation college students: 24.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,398
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1310 - 1470

2022 Median Admit ACT: 32
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 30 - 33

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 80.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 69.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 62.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 55.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 57.7%
Black: 4.6%
Hispanic: 12.7%
Asian: 16.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.6%
Non-resident alien: 4.0%
Unknown race: 1.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $27,411
In-State tuition: $10,390
Out-of-State tuition: $26,420

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $17,064 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,000 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,064 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,000 (2022)

Average Family Income: $89,123 (2017)
Median Family Income: $61,401 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 39.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $196 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,766
$30k-48k $15,469
$48k-75k $20,354
$75k-110k $21,763
$110k+ $25,327

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 75%
6-year graduation rate: 84%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,373 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 76.9% (2015)
@3 year 80.6% (2017)
@5 year 83.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 64.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 68.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $44,075 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $68,682 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 3
Doctoral Degree Economics. 4
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 8
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 5
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 5
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 35 $293 $51,484 ($4,290) $53,953 ($4,496)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 68 $19,000 $207 $53,747 ($4,479) $75,680 ($6,307)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 22 $66,445 ($5,537)
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 54 $23,945 $201 $75,814 ($6,318) $97,721 ($8,143)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 54 $25,654 $228 $70,102 ($5,842) $83,592 ($6,966)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 66 $188 $84,915 ($7,076) $103,958 ($8,663)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 8
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 2
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 7
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 110 $19,500 $201 $65,600 ($5,467) $78,799 ($6,567)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 25 $230 $69,900 ($5,825) $81,081 ($6,757)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Systems Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 73 $21,500 $217 $67,596 ($5,633) $81,496 ($6,791)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 103 $349 $73,798 ($6,150) $99,875 ($8,323)
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 11
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 48 $22,250 $221 $23,372 ($1,948) $53,247 ($4,437)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 44 $16,750 $179 $64,855 ($5,405)
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 263 $20,250 $207 $22,066 ($1,839) $62,035 ($5,170)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 155 $19,725 $204 $42,744 ($3,562) $75,691 ($6,308)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 10
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 6
Master's Degree Statistics. 12
Master's Degree Systems Science and Theory. 22 $382 $80,690 ($6,724)
Doctoral Degree Systems Science and Theory. 2
Bachelor's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 1
Master's Degree Social Work. 64 $466 $49,868 ($4,156) $55,557 ($4,630)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 109 $21,667 $201 $29,495 ($2,458) $64,005 ($5,334)
Master's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 9 $26,000 $228
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 3
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 39 $19,500 $207 $35,663 ($2,972) $69,083 ($5,757)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 1
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 5
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 24 $17,500 $177 $32,703 ($2,725)
Doctoral Degree Physics. 4
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 16
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 152 $20,000 $207 $37,426 ($3,119) $62,211 ($5,184)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 6
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 72 $25,500 $207 $33,372 ($2,781) $49,403 ($4,117)
Master's Degree Sociology. 2
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 22 $20,500 $207 $21,015 ($1,751) $29,395 ($2,450)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 17 $22,266 ($1,856) $39,864 ($3,322)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 69 $22,286 $188 $23,755 ($1,980) $49,326 ($4,111)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 21
Master's Degree Music. 8
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 180 $23,750 $138 $78,225 ($6,519) $83,593 ($6,966)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 60 $466 $106,128 ($8,844) $116,704 ($9,725)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 3
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 13
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 20
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 10
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 13 $450 $54,329 ($4,527) $55,169 ($4,597)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 49 $18,269 $163 $27,289 ($2,274) $50,863 ($4,239)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 14 $25,576 $244 $44,403 ($3,700)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 16
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 80 $19,500 $201 $77,016 ($6,418) $114,997 ($9,583)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 166
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 7
Master's Degree Education, General. 3
First Professional Degree Education, General. 5
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 27 $423 $45,125 ($3,760) $59,978 ($4,998)
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 57 $19,500 $183 $26,053 ($2,171) $53,789 ($4,482)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 138 $19,500 $177 $35,392 ($2,949) $44,767 ($3,731)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 142 $21,500 $207 $33,997 ($2,833) $51,573 ($4,298)
Doctoral Degree Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other. 2
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6 $56,633 ($4,719)
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 60 $20,500 $205 $18,180 ($1,515) $45,905 ($3,825)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 47
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 233 $20,478 $201 $22,328 ($1,861) $52,573 ($4,381)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 22 $32,424 ($2,702)
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 59 $18,139 $188 $33,814 ($2,818) $68,227 ($5,686)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 289 $20,500 $196 $28,970 ($2,414) $58,122 ($4,844)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 9
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 3
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminal Justice and Corrections. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 1
Master's Degree Public Administration. 69 $324 $44,162 ($3,680) $56,339 ($4,695)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Policy Analysis. 2
Master's Degree Social Sciences, General. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 50 $22,250 $218 $28,171 ($2,348) $49,465 ($4,122)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 27 $466 $43,057 ($3,588) $49,088 ($4,091)
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 363 $19,919 $207 $47,521 ($3,960) $74,087 ($6,174)
Master's Degree Economics. 24
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 54 $20,596 $217 $40,100 ($3,342) $53,830 ($4,486)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 73 $19,983 $168 $47,580 ($3,965) $74,790 ($6,233)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 124 $233 $72,469 ($6,039) $87,648 ($7,304)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 18
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 202 $19,500 $186 $69,404 ($5,784) $84,365 ($7,030)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 150 $233 $67,134 ($5,595) $93,019 ($7,752)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 103 $15,000 $163 $66,079 ($5,507) $94,174 ($7,848)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 54 $19,500 $178 $60,989 ($5,082) $98,459 ($8,205)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 62 $20,500 $204 $44,203 ($3,684) $72,012 ($6,001)
Bachelor's Degree History. 97 $19,596 $195 $20,999 ($1,750) $57,714 ($4,810)
Master's Degree History. 12
Doctoral Degree History. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $93,474
Full time faculty: 72%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 19.0

School's endowment start of year: $115,728,680 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $145,497,009 (2022)