Admissions InformationAs you consider SUNY Cobleskill – College of Agriculture and Technology, you should know that there is a $40 application fee. It is really a small price to get into the institution that is best for you. As you consider, also note that 79% of those who apply are accepted, and 74% come back again after the freshman year.
Online DegreesIf traditional education is not for you due to responsibilities at home with family, then you might want to consider taking online courses. SUNY Cobleskill offers a wide range of courses that can be completed online. If you are from New York state, then these courses can be completed at a much lower cost than if you are from out of state. This is definitely something to consider even as you choose a school for online education.
RankingsSUNY Cobleskill ranked 38th for “Best Colleges” in the North Region. This was published in 2013 by the U.S. News Media Group. The school has also been put on the Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, an honor that has been bestowed four years in a row. SUNY Cobleskill has also been named one of the 286 Greenest Colleges by the Princeton Review. This is an important honor, as SUNY Cobleskill is a part of the U.S. Green Building Council.
AccreditationAccreditation at SUNY Cobleskill is through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. All academic programs are registered by the State University of New York.
Financial AidThe financial aid at SUNY Cobleskill includes federal aid, scholarships, and loans. Students must apply to receive federal aid based on their income in the form of Pell Grants or other options. At SUNY Cobleskill, there are many opportunities for students to receive scholarships. Through the institution, they may be given based on where a student lives, their program of study, academic merit, as well as other factors. Students simply need to fill out an application for these scholarships. If you look at federal aid and scholarships and you are still coming up short, you may then want to look at a loan that will not charge a great deal of interest.
AthleticsThe Fighting Tigers is the name for SUNY Cobleskill’s sports teams. The teams play at the NCAA Division III level, and they are a part of the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Sports played at SUNY Cobleskill include some more classically styled sports such as lacrosse and equestrian sports. Other sports that are more often seen are also a part of the athletic program. These include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming/diving, track and field, and cheerleading for the men. For women, the options are similar but also include softball and volleyball.
Student HousingHousing options at SUNY Cobleskill include eight possibilities:
- The Davis/Parsons Complex is specifically for freshmen.
- Porter Hall is for students of all ages. This facility offers space for activities and meetings, a kitchen, small lounge areas, and separate bathroom areas for men and women.
- Dix, Draper, and Pearson Halls (3 of the options) are specifically for Sophomore students.
- Vroman Hall is partially set aside for those who are considered upperclassmen. There are floors that include all ages as well. These rooms are suites that include a living space and bedroom. These suites have recently been upgraded and also include better furniture and a flat-screen television.
- The Fake/Ten Eyck Complex is another freshmen dormitory.
- Wieting Hall is a fairly traditional dormitory that offers a lounge, and a kitchen.
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Fax: (518) 255-6769
Contact: Christopher Tacea
Director of Admissions and Marketing
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Total undergrads: 2,619
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 978
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,588
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $40
Online application fee: $40
Percent applicants admitted: 79%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%
Agriculture & Related
Agribusiness Operations A,B
Agricultural Business B
Agricultural Mechanization A,B
Agricultural engineering technology A
Agriculture – General A
Agronomy/Crop Science A
Animal Breeding B
Animal Sciences A
Horticulture, Ornamental A
Plant Sciences B
Poultry Science A Turf Management B
Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting Technology A
Business Administration/Management A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Technology management B
Technology management: Financial services B
Technology management: Information technology B
Tourism/Travel Marketing A
Communications & Journalism
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Information Sciences/Systems A
Information Technology B
Networking/LAN/WAN Management B
Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,B,C
Institutional Food Production A,C
Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health science studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A
Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Diesel Mechanics A
Natural Resources & Conservation
Natural Resources & Conservation - General A,B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B
Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A
Restaurant/Catering Management A
Public Administration & Services
Social Work A
Biology Technician A
Chemical Technology A
Degree levels for each major are
designated by the following
B = Bachelor's degree
C = Certificate or diploma