State University of New York College of Technology at Canton: Narrative Description

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STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT CANTON C-19

Cornell Dr.
Canton, NY 13617
Tel: (315)386-7011
Free: 800-388-7123
Admissions: (315)386-7123
Fax: (315)386-7930
Web Site: http://www.canton.edu/

Description:

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 1906. Setting: 555-acre small town campus. Endowment: $5.6 million. Total enrollment: 2,518. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 23:1. 2,984 applied, 83% were admitted. Full-time: 2,055 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 463 students, 69% women, 31% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 5 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 8% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 21% 25 or older, 48% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 82% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: protective services/public administration; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. One-time mandatory fee: $20. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $181 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,610 full-time, $442 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1065 full-time, $39.30 per credit hour part-time, $5. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level, location, and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level, location, and program. College room and board: $7350. College room only: $4220. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 53 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 2% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Karate Club, Automotive Club, Outing Club, WATC Radio, Afro-Latin Society. Major annual events: Family Weekend, Mardi Gras, Ghoul's Gala. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 900 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Southworth Library with 64,912 books, 5,922 microform titles, 303 serials, 1,569 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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