Binghamton University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Vestal, NY

$7,070

Avg in-state tuition

$24,660

Avg out-of-state tuition

BestColleges.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Discover programs by subject area to find the best college for your future.

Search All Programs

About Binghamton University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Binghamton University is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Vestal, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,333, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 43%. The university offers 89 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 82%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,070, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,660.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

43% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

92% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

82% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 29-32

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1290-1450

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

18k

Students enrolled

90%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

56%

Asian

14%

Hispanic

11%

Non-U.S. Citizen

10%

Black

5%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

51%

Socio-economic diversity

25% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Explore Similar Schools

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $7,070 $24,660
Graduate $11,310 $23,100

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $15,601
On-campus other expenses $1,000
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $16,068
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $1,000
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,195

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $24,671 $42,261
Off-campus without family $25,138 $42,728
Off-campus with family $10,265 $27,855

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

27%

State Grant Aid

48%

Institution Grant Aid

53%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,906
State Grant Aid $4,837
Institution Grant Aid $3,766
Pell Grant Aid $5,141

Financial Outlook

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Resource

Financial Aid Overview

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Explore Rankings

Explore More Resources

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.