State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville: Narrative Description

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PO Box 901
Morrisville, NY 13408-0901
Tel: (315)684-6000
Admissions: (315)684-6046
Fax: (315)684-6116
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State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1908. Setting: 185-acre rural campus with easy access to Syracuse. Endowment: $681,026. Research spending 2003-04: $1.3 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4555 per student. Total enrollment: 3,269. 3,028 applied, 42% were admitted. Full-time: 2,820 students, 42% women, 58% men. Part-time: 449 students, 69% women, 31% men. Students come from 14 states and territories, 11 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 12% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 22% 25 or older, 60% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: computer/information sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at other units of the State University of New York System. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, recommendations, interview, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Required for some: essay, recommendations, SAT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $140 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7000 full-time, $292 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1270 full-time, $15 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and student level. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room and board: $6610. College room only: $3540. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 60 open to all; local fraternities, local sororities; 15% of eligible men and 15% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: African Student Union Black Alliance, Student Government Organization, Agriculture Club, Latino-American Student Association, WCVM (student radio station). Major annual events: College/Community Picnic, Parents' Weekend, Alumni Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,000 college housing spaces available; 1,700 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. SUNY Morrisville Library plus 1 other with 99,258 books, 12,000 microform titles, 568 serials, 2,100 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $143,626. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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