SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,576
Graduate Enrollment: 374
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 65.32%

Male/Female: 53% / 47% (2017)

First generation college students: 20.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.5% (2015)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.6% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,237


2021 Median Admit ACT: 27


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 61.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 44.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 33.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 27.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 77.7%
Black: 2.2%
Hispanic: 7.7%
Asian: 2.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 4.2%
Non-resident alien: 1.3%
Unknown race: 3.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $29,020
In-State tuition: $9,206
Out-of-State tuition: $19,966

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $17,890 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,050 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,180 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,050 (2022)

Average Family Income: $91,105 (2017)
Median Family Income: $68,412 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 39.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $11,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $117 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $12,153
$30k-48k $16,041
$48k-75k $20,832
$75k-110k $22,794
$110k+ $26,035

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 76%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.4% (2019)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $11,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $13,462 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,464 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 81.4% (2015)
@3 year 84.9% (2017)
@5 year 86.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 73.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 70.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation:
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $51,039 (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 Paper Science and Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Construction Management. 19
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 22
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 7
Master's Degree Physical Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 12
Master's Degree Chemistry. 2
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 67 $50,197 ($4,183)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 19
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 8
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 61 $53,685 ($4,474)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 3
Associate's Degree Forestry. 22 $45,013 ($3,751)
Bachelor's Degree Forestry. 26
Master's Degree Forestry. 12
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 12 $59,903 ($4,992)
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 35
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 45
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 12
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Construction Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Paper Science and Engineering. 9
Associate's Degree Engineering-Related Technologies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 38 $38,347 ($3,196)
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 16
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 108 $37,964 ($3,164)
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 18
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 8


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $83,331
Full time faculty: 72%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $36,170,408 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $47,716,121 (2022)