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SUNY College at Brockport

SUNY College at Brockport Rating: 4.8/5 (5 votes)

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Introduction

SUNY College at Brockport is a 4-year liberal arts college located in Brockport, NY near Rochester. The college offers 50 undergraduate degrees and numerous graduate programs including degrees, post-graduate certificates, and graduate certificate programs. The college also has an extensive study-abroad program and an ROTC program.

The college has numerous student clubs and organizations as well as an active Greek life. There’s also a student newspaper and radio station. In addition to abundant on-campus activities, the local area also offers numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Academics

SUNY College at Brockport offers 50 undergraduate programs, a wide variety of graduate programs, several post-graduate certificates and graduate certificate programs. The college is large enough to offer all of the amenities of a large university but small enough to offer fellowship, small class sizes and the ability to learn in an environment conducive to intimate study.

In addition to standard undergraduate degree programs, the college also offers pre-professional programs such as pre-law and pre-med for students who are interested in pursuing careers in dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine. There are numerous graduate programs and one of them, the Social Work master’s program, is part of the Greater Rochester Collaborative Program.

SUNY College at Brockport also has an extensive study-abroad program that offers nearly 100 different programs in many different places including Ireland, Antarctica, Australia, Chili, Russia, the Bahamas, England and China. These places are only a small sample of the countries that students can travel to. Another interesting program is the Storm Chasing Summer Program, a 2-week program that takes place across the Great Plains of the United States in early June, the height of tornado season.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Unique Programs

SUNY College at Brockport has a couple of unusual programs that can’t be found at just any college. One of these is the International Business & Economics program. Students seeking this degree obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to own or manage an international business or government organization.

Another unusual program is the Earth Sciences program. There are four degrees offered within the program including Earth Science, Water Resources, Geology and Meteorology. Students seeking these degrees learn about the Earth from a multi-dimensional perspective in order to thoroughly understand our planet as we know it.

Admissions

Freshman Admissions

Admission to SUNY College at Brockport is extremely competitive. Admissions decisions are determined by GPAs, ACT/SAT scores, high school curriculum, class rank, recommendations and other documentation submitted with the application.

Students wishing to apply to SUNY College at Brockport as undergraduates need to begin the process by submitting either the Common Application or the SUNY application. Students completing the SUNY application are also required to submit the SUNY Supplemental Application Part II. Other materials required for the application packet include official high school transcripts, ACT or SAT scores, and at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor. Students should check the status of their applications regularly to ensure that all materials are received by the college.

Graduate Admissions

Graduate programs at SUNY College at Brockport have both fall and spring admission. Each program has its own application requirements, but there are some common documents that nearly all of them require. These include the application and fee, official transcripts, standardized test scores such as the GRE and two unopened letters of recommendation. Since each program is different, students should work closely with their programs of choice in order to ensure that all required documentation is submitted. In addition, there are application deadlines so students need to be sure that all application materials are submitted on time.

Financial Aid

SUNY College at Brockport offers several forms of financial aid including need-based and merit-based scholarships, grants, federally-subsidized loans and work-study programs. In order to apply for aid, students need to complete the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) that’s available online beginning in January. It’s best to complete the application as soon as possible because many scholarships are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 2821st for the average student loan amount.
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Athletics

The SUNY College at Brockport Golden Eagles offer several different intercollegiate sports including men’s and women’s basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving and track & field. Men may also choose to participate in baseball, ice hockey, football and wrestling while women may also choose to play field hockey, gymnastics, softball, tennis and volleyball.

The Golden Eagles play in the NCAA as a Division III team and compete in the State University of New York Athletics Conference.

The school also offers intramural sports for students who like to compete in sports that aren’t offered at the intercollegiate level.

Additional School Information

The State University of New York was established in 1948 and is a network of 64 unique colleges and universities throughout the state of New York that include all types of schools from small community colleges to one of the top veterinary schools in the country. The schools are spread throughout the state so that nearly every New York resident is within commuting distance to one and many of the schools offer educational and degree cooperation with one another. Combined, SUNY offers more than 7000 degrees and certificate programs. Many of the schools have top-notch research facilities and the system attracts expert faculty from a variety of fields. SUNY is committed to providing the highest quality education at affordable prices to students both in-state and from the rest of the country and around the world.

Bibliography

  • The College at Rockport State University of New York. The College at Rockport State University of New York. 2011. Web. 21 Sept 2011.
  • Brockport Athletics. The College at Rockport State University of New York. 2011. Web. 21 Sept. 2011.
  • SUNY The State University of New York. The State University of New York. 2011. Web. 21 Sept. 2011.

Information Summary

Ranks 60th in New York and 534th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 4 0.05
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson 2 0.02
Burglary 5 0.06
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 2 0.02
Arrest 62 0.74

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Brockport, NY 14420-2919
Surrounding communityFringe town (less than 10 mi. from an urban cluster)
Total Population19,307 (13,022 urban / 6,285 rural)
Households6,471 (2.62 people per house)
Median Household Income$46,559
Families4,200 (3.14 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
UndergraduateBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
GraduatePostbaccalaureate comprehensive
Undergraduate PopulationFull-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
EnrollmentHigh undergraduate
Size & SettingMedium four-year, primarily residential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringPost-master's certificate
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3625

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 1297th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $5,870 $5,870 $15,320
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,352 $1,352 $1,352
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $245 $245 $638
FT Graduate Tuition $9,870 $9,870 $18,350
FT Graduate Required Fees $924 $924 $924
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $411 $411 $765
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $20,952 $20,952 $30,402
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $17,828 $17,828 $27,278
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $12,550 $12,550 $22,000

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $6,508 $6,881 $6,508 $6,881 $15,558 $16,131
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,050
On-Campus – Room & Board $10,320 $10,940
On-Campus – Other Expenses $1,732 $1,347
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $10,320 $9,864
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $1,694 $1,527
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,664 $4,331

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$50
Graduate Application Fee$50
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 8,570 (3,555 male / 5,015 female)
Admitted 4,091 (1,674 male / 2,417 female)
Admission rate 48%
First-time Enrollment 1,085 (467 male / 618 female)
FT Enrollment 1,083 (465 male / 618 female)
PT Enrollment 2 (2 male / N/A female)
Total Enrollment8,128

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Recommendations
Formal competency demo
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Football Conference Empire Eight
NCAA Basketball Conference State University of New York Ath Conf
NCAA Baseball Conference State University of New York Ath Conf
NCAA Track & Field Conference State University of New York Ath Conf

ACT Test Admission

552nd for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 41%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 20 / 25
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 26
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 26

SAT Test Admission

601st for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 94%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 470 / 570
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 490 / 590
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 960 / 1160

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity2,708
Meals per WeekN/A
Room Fee$6,980
Board Fee$4,160

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 12 123 62 29 6 1,810 133 2,211
Accounting 6 3 2 53 2 67
African-American/Black Studies 1
Anthropology 1 10 2 13
Art/Art Studies, General 4 2 46 5 61
Athletic Training/Trainer 1 7 8
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 15 1 16
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biochemistry 2 2
Biology Teacher Education 1 1 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 1 2 39 2 44
Broadcast Journalism 4 1 1 41 3 51
Business Administration and Management, General 6 3 93 5 109
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 4 28 4 37
Chemistry Teacher Education 1 1
Chemistry, General 1 1 8 10
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 4 1 5
Computational Mathematics
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1 11 4 16
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 3 1 17 21
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 7 6 1 111 8 134
Dance, General 1 3 2 11 2 19
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1 1 2
Education, General 7 7
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching 8 2 11
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship 10 2 12
Energy and Biologically Based Therapies, Other
English Language and Literature, General 1 3 2 1 91 7 107
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 6 6
Environmental Biology 8 1 9
Environmental Science 28 28
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 4 1 5
Finance, General 1 6 2 1 22 1 33
Fine and Studio Arts Management 1 1 2
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature 3 1 4
Geology/Earth Science, General 10 10
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 17 2 2 1 148 6 178
Health Teacher Education 1 11 13
History, General 5 3 76 11 96
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Services, General 1 8 9
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 3 3
Information Science/Studies 1 1 5 1 10
International Business/Trade/Commerce 1 1 2 2 6 1 13
International Relations and Affairs 1 13 14
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 2 3 2 1 54 6 70
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 2 7 9
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 1 1 28 2 32
Mathematics Teacher Education 10 1 11
Mathematics, General 1 53 1 55
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 1 4 1 6
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 1 4 5
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 2 2 3 54 6 68
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Philosophy 2 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4 1 2 133 7 148
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General 4 5
Political Science and Government, General 3 24 27
Psychology, General 1 3 3 2 1 133 8 153
Public Administration 5 1 24 1 32
Reading Teacher Education 18 18
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 2 5 5 4 1 69 10 99
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 1 1 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 4 4
Social Work 10 5 86 7 112
Sociology 5 2 19 1 27
Spanish Language and Literature 3 1 9 1 14
Special Education and Teaching, General 12 1 13
Special Education and Teaching, Other 1 4 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1 5 2 45 2 55
Superintendency and Educational System Administration 2 40 3 45
Women's Studies 1 1 2 4

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1202nd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $71,985 ($77,202 male / $68,349 female)
Number of FT Faculty 332 (159 male / 173 female)
Number of PT Faculty 584
FT Faculty Ratio 0.6 : 1
Total Benefits $21,706,019

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