Founded in 1848 as the Cortland Normal School, SUNY College at Cortland is located in Cortland, NY between Syracuse and Binghampton. The college’s main campus is situated on 191 beautiful acres and includes more than 30 modern structures, many of which are residence halls that provide student housing. In addition to the main campus, SUNY College at Cortland also operates its Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake, NY. Interestingly, the Outdoor Recreation facility is home to Camp Pine Knot, the first Great Camp of the Adirondacks and the only National Historic Landmark within the SUNY network.
SUNY College at Cortland offers numerous student organizations as well as an extensive athletics organization and the school’s colors are red and white. Their team mascot is Blaze the red dragon. There’s an active Greek life on campus as well as the opportunity to participate in community service activities. Students at SUNY Cortland will never lack either social or academic stimulation because there are activities and organizations to suit nearly every taste.