SUNY Empire State College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2 Union Avenue

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 587-2100

(800) 847-3000

Fax: (518) 587-9759



Contact: Jennifer D’Agostino

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One Union Avenue

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4391

(518) 587-2100

www.esc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 12,766

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 557

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,993

Graduate enrollment: 848

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 81%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A,B
Labor/Personnel Relations A,B

Education

Education – General A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A,B

Psychology

Psychology – General A,B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A,B

Social Sciences

Economics A,B
Social Sciences – General A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

SUNY Empire State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (518) 587-2100
Website: www.esc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: Two Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4391
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,440
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 13%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,540 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,605
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,515
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,227

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

SUNY Empire State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at SUNY Empire State College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 17245
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1116
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 124
History 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 22
Physical Sciences 11
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 213
Social Sciences 1111
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 25121818

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at SUNY Empire State College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,605
Out-of-state $17,515
Books and supplies $1,528

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,845
Out-of-state $23,635

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 102 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 92 81% $8,227
Student loan aid 55 48% $6,801

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,971 64% $5,861
Federal student loans 3,039 33% $7,432

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for SUNY Empire State College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled SUNY Empire State College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

SUNY Empire State College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,440
Undergraduate enrollment 9,095
Graduate enrollment 1,345

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

SUNY Empire State College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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