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About Farmingdale

Farmingdale State College plays a critical role not just in teaching its students, but in shaping them. At Farmingdale, you will enjoy small, personalized classes that prepare you for a successful career through the use of real-world technologies and critical thinking. Whether it's working alongside award-winning faculty in a research laboratory or experiencing a hands-on internship, Farmingdale is a place where knowledge is a path to achievement and discovery.

At a Glance

  • Named one of the best colleges in the North in US News and World Report 2013 and 2014 rankings
  • Ranked among top 150 public colleges in the nation in the earning power of graduates in 2012
  • Quality education at a great value--$6,170 annual tuition  (in-state residents)
  • Offer 29 baccalaureate degrees and eight associate degrees
  • Ranked fifth-safest campus in the U.S. in a nationwide statistical analysis
  • Highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program
  • Technology-Enhanced “Smart” classrooms located throughout academic buildings
  • New Campus Center has opened.
  • In a survey of May 2014 graduates, 88% of respondents reported employment within 6 months of graduation, and of those employed 78% are employed in a field related to their degree.

Student Body Profile

  • Enrollment of 8,395
  • 634 resident students
  • 242 international students
  • Average high school GPA of 87 for all incoming freshmen