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350 New Campus Dr.
Brockport, NY 14420-2997
Tel: (585)395-2211
Admissions: (585)395-2751
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State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1867. Setting: 435-acre small town campus with easy access to Rochester. Endowment: $3.2 million. Research spending 2003-04: $1.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5783 per student. Total enrollment: 8,595. Faculty: 565 (302 full-time, 263 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 7,283 applied, 50% were admitted. 13% from top 10% of their high school class, 34% from top quarter, 86% from top half. 6 valedictorians. Full-time: 6,187 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 793 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 26 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 18% 25 or older, 35% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; protective services/public administration; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Rochester Area Colleges, New York State Visiting Student Program. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.6 high school GPA, recommendations. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to exceptional talent in arts, dance, and athletics.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $181 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,300 full-time, $429 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $913 full-time, $37.85 per credit hour part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room and board: $7226. College room only: $4500. 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; national fraternities, national sororities; 1% of eligible men and 2% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: fine arts clubs, Organization for Students of African Descent, Communication Club, student radio station, sports clubs. Major annual events: Homecoming/Family Weekend, Scholars' Day, Green and Gold Week. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,450 college housing spaces available; 2,190 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. Drake Memorial Library with 584,687 books, 2 million microform titles, 1,800 serials, 8,228 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $2.7 million. 750 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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