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Farmingdale State College Overview

Farmingdale State College is a public institution located in Farmingdale, New York. Farmingdale is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Farmingdale State College Known For?

2,119 Undergraduate Awards
$28,285 Avg Cost After Aid
59% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale.
  • In 2017-2018, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale with a bachelor's degree make about $51,700 a year. That's 27% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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Farmingdale State College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#212 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#304 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Other Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#10 Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#18 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#24 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#46 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#70 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#76 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Farmingdale State College?

Location of Farmingdale State College

Contact details for SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735-1021
Phone: 631-420-2000
Website: www.farmingdale.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/farmingdale
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FarmingdaleSC

How Do I Get Into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale?

You can apply to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale online at: www.suny.edu/applysuny/

Admission Requirements for SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale?

59% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
91% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 59%, SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 58%.

Average Test Scores

About 91% of students accepted to SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 570. Math scores were between 490 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Farmingdale State College  ( 490 to 570 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Farmingdale State College  ( 490 to 570 )
200
800
SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale received ACT scores from 25% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Farmingdale State College  ( 19 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford Farmingdale State College?

$28,285 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is $28,285. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,584 a year. That adds up to $22,336 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Farmingdale State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,785 Full-Time Undergraduates
41% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,939 undergraduate students at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, with 7,785 being full-time and 2,154 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale

There are also 57 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,785 full-time undergraduates at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, 59% are male and 41% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Farmingdale State College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 764
Black or African American 752
Hispanic or Latino 1,814
White 4,059
International Students 129
Other Races/Ethnicities 267

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Farmingdale State College. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 20 countries are represented at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Farmingdale State College

263 Took All Classes Online
2,252 Took At Least One Class Online
31.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,252 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 64th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Farmingdale State College was 31.6%. This is the #664 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Dental Support Services 8%
Health Professions 4%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dental Support Services #7
Health Professions #192

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Farmingdale State College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 0 389 0 389
Science, Technology & Society 0 0 255 0 255
Criminal Justice & Corrections 23 0 207 0 230
Liberal Arts General Studies 154 0 0 0 154
Computer Programming 0 0 138 0 138
Nursing 0 0 132 0 132
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 0 102 0 102
General Biology 0 0 93 0 93
Mechanical Engineering Technology 4 0 81 0 85
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 56 0 56
Dental Support Services 36 0 13 0 49
Health & Physical Education 0 0 49 0 49
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 48 0 48
Air Transportation 0 0 48 0 48
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 45 0 45
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 38 0 38
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8 0 25 0 33
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 32 0 32
Horticulture 10 3 16 0 29
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 26 0 26
Other Health Professions 0 25 0 0 25
International Business 0 0 17 0 17
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 15 0 15
Applied Mathematics 0 0 15 0 15
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 0 14 14
Economics 0 0 10 0 10
Accounting 0 3 0 0 3
General Sales & Marketing 0 2 0 0 2
Information Science 0 1 0 0 1
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0 0
Data Processing 0 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0 0 0
Nutrition Science 0 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 235 34 1,850 14 2,133

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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