SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,289
Graduate Enrollment: 1,536
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 29% / 71% (2017)

First generation college students: 45.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 27.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.6% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 35.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 14.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 7.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 3.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 53.1%
Black: 15.7%
Hispanic: 14.6%
Asian: 2.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.5%
Non-resident alien: 0.5%
Unknown race: 10.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $18,280
In-State tuition: $7,630
Out-of-State tuition: $17,540

Estimated books and supplies: $1,528 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,600 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $52,838 (2017)
Median Family Income: $26,758 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 30.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 31.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,730 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $199 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,420
$30k-48k $12,111
$48k-75k $13,227
$75k-110k $16,662
$110k+ $18,280

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 14%
6-year graduation rate: 24%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,730 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $11,084 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $11,084 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 48.7% (2015)
@3 year 53.9% (2017)
@5 year 63.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 26.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 33.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $48,308 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $53,389 (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)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Area Studies. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Associate's Degree Education, General. 26
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 102 $21,422 $140 $35,931 ($2,994) $45,140 ($3,762)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 35 $52,240 ($4,353)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational/Instructional Media Design. 7
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 45 $56,772 ($4,731)
Master's Degree Education, Other. 11
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. 7
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. 90 $26,407 $220 $34,465 ($2,872) $45,073 ($3,756)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 24
Master's Degree International Business. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Information Systems and Services. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Marketing. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 13
Associate's Degree History. 4
Bachelor's Degree History. 20 $30,992 $199 $29,397 ($2,450)
Graduate/Professional Certificate History. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Sciences, Other. 17
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 11
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 68 $15,125 $145
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 15
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 193 $24,687 $196 $83,446 ($6,954) $103,646 ($8,637)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 52
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 3
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 96 $12,500 $151 $42,279 ($3,523) $44,964 ($3,747)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 744 $28,710 $217 $51,021 ($4,252) $59,995 ($5,000)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 65 $89,184 ($7,432)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 27 $64,836 ($5,403)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 7
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Associate's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 177
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 17
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 7
Associate's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 47
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 24
Associate's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 76 $14,239 $151
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 32 $27,708 $201
Associate's Degree Physical Sciences, Other. 52 $17,500
Bachelor's Degree Physical Sciences, Other. 147 $23,976 $193 $56,474 ($4,706)
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 22
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 198 $29,050 $180 $39,061 ($3,255) $40,013 ($3,334)
Associate's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 71 $28,623 $241 $40,609 ($3,384)
Bachelor's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 424 $29,218 $201 $42,745 ($3,562) $45,181 ($3,765)
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 62 $25,239 $251 $57,774 ($4,815)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Policy Analysis. 2
Associate's Degree Social Sciences, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 35 $32,819 ($2,735)
Master's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 18


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $70,479
Full time faculty: 25%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $20,971,763 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $25,927,855 (2022)