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SUNY Farmingdale State College, New York

Contact Information 
Farmingdale College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
516-420-2000 (Enrollment Info)

    Farmingdale College

About the College 
Founded in 1912, Farmingdale State University's programs revolved around the technology of farming. As the school continued to develop over the years so too did the programs offered to students. By the 1930's and 40's the university began to widen its focus to the field of science and technology as well as maintaining an active program in agricultural sciences. Then by the 1950's the State University of New York stepped in and added Farmingdale to their list of facilities. Since this time, the University has undergone many changes, but still maintains its educational excellence and the feel of a traditional New England campus.

Situated in Farmingdale, New York, Farmingdale University stretches across some 380 acres of wooded land. Most of this is the beautiful horticulture teaching gardens. It is located in the heart of Long Island just minutes from Route 110. This allows for easy acces to Manhattan (a mere 40 minutes away), and points downtown in New York City. It is also just a quick jaunt over to the beach should you need a relaxing break from studies.

If you are looking for a great educational facility with a small town feel and reasonable tuition prices, then look no further then Farmingdale. It is a public university that offers students of all ages the best education that money can buy. They are well known for their small classes allowing students and faculty to interact on a more personal level. The highly educated faculty and staff members are experts in their fields and are waiting to teach you how to solve problems and learn indispensable life skills. They then expect you to take these skills and not only learn from them, but also give back to the economic growth of this country.

The University boasts state of the art teaching facilities including the Ornamental Horticulture Teaching Gardens, an Aviation Education Center, a Solar Energy Center and the Institute for Research and Technology Transfer which provides the students with technologically advanced facilities to learn and research on topics of solar energy, fuel cell technology and robotics. They also are the only school in Long Island to offer comprehensive programs in Applied Sciences and Technology.

Another great benefit of attending Farmingdale State University is campus life. Attending this University you will have the opportunity to pick from over 20 different clubs and activities to belong to. They also have excellent recreational facilities including an indoor pool, state of the art stadium and full access gym to help take you mind off of your studies for awhile. Or, you can simply head on down to the Java Coffee House and hang with friends. Whether you live on campus or off, there is a large variety of activities and things to do besides hit the books.

Farmingdale State University has also forged many strategic partnerships with companies all over Long Island. What this means is that students will have the opportunity to engage in many exceptional internships while studying for their degrees. These internships can also change into full time careers for many students.

With a rich history of and a great legacy of excellence, Farmingdale is a top choice in colleges for Long Island. Very few other college campuses offer such stimulating courses of study or such a diverse choice of majors to choose from. The school will challenge you to be you very best at everything you do. Change your life at Farmingdale.
Degrees Offered:
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
Other College Details:
  • 4-year, Public
  • Suburb: Large
  • Housing on Campus: Yes

Enrollment - Fall 2006 
Total Enrollment Undergraduate
6,256 6,256

Undergraduate Attendance Status
Part Time Full Time
2,010 4,266

Undergraduate Student Gender
Men Women
3,616 2,640

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity
White Black Hispanic Asian American
3,503 688 563 312 0 62 4,441

Undergraduate Student Age
24 years of age or Younger 25 years of age or Over
1,188 1,815

General College Information 
Special Learning Opportunities
  • Distance learning opportunities
  • Study abroad
Carnegie Classification
  • Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges
Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career counseling service
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus day care for students' children
Religious Affiliation
  • Not applicable
Federal Aid
  • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Credit Accepted
  • Dual credit
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Advanced placement (AP) credits

Estimated Student Expenses (Before Aid) 
Prices for Undergraduate Academic year

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition and Fees
In State$0$0$5,340$5,297$5,267
Out Of State$0$0$11,600$11,557$11,527
Books and supplies$0$0$1,130$1,130$1,130
Living Arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$0$0$8,181$6,975$6,975
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2007-20082006-20072005-2006
In State
On Campus$0$0$19,294$19,112$17,957
Off Campus$0$0$16,697$15,386$15,264
Off Campus with Family$0$0$8,516$8,411$8,289
Out Of State
On Campus$0$0$25,554$25,554$25,554
Off Campus$0$0$22,957$21,646$21,524
Off Campus with Family$0$0$14,776$14,671$14,549

Note: Expenses data applies to first time full time degree (or certificate) seeking students.
Farmingdale State University - Farmingdale, New York

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