SUNY Cortland

country rank  509
world rank  1531

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University Overview

Established in 1868, SUNY Cortland is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Cortland (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, SUNY Cortland (SUNY Cortland) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. SUNY Cortland (SUNY Cortland) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SUNY Cortland
Founded 1868
Motto Seize the Moment, Feel the Momentum
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Miller Administration Building, Graham Avenue
Cortland (population range: 10,000-49,999)
13045-0900 New York
United States
T +1 (607) 753 2011
F +1 (607) 753 5993

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office PO Box 2000
Cortland 13045-0900
+1 (607) 753 4712

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to SUNY Cortland's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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