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Farmingdale State College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Farmingdale State College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Farmingdale State College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Farmingdale State College was awarded 170 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale as #477 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale held the #937 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 160 colleges in New York, SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is ranked at #54.

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

Acceptance Rate

Farmingdale State College has an acceptance rate of 59%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale.

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 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Farmingdale State College  ( 490 to 570 )
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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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Learn more about Farmingdale State College admissions.

Farmingdale State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Farmingdale State College, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Farmingdale State College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Farmingdale State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 80% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Farmingdale State College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale have a four-year graduation rate of 30%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  30 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Farmingdale State College.

Farmingdale State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,939 undergraduates at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale with 7,785 being full-time and 2,154 being part-time.

How Much Does Farmingdale State College Cost?

The overall average net price of SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale is $8,638. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,469 $5,539 $9,963 $11,882 $15,948

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 4.5%. 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.

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How Much Money Do SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale make around $51,700 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale graduates since it is 30% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Farmingdale State College make the most money.

Location of Farmingdale State College

Located in Farmingdale, New York, Farmingdale State College is a public institution. Farmingdale is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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

Contact Details
Address: 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735-1021
Phone: 934-420-2000
Website: www.farmingdale.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/farmingdale
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FarmingdaleSC

Farmingdale State College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Farmingdale State College. Of these students, 1,864 received undergraduate degrees and 25 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 432 $41,600
Science, Technology & Society 268 $35,500
Computer Programming 141 $40,800
Nursing 102 $90,900
General Biology 81 $33,100
Mechanical Engineering Technology 67 $46,100
Health & Physical Education 62 $30,200
Air Transportation 53 $38,300
Construction Engineering Technology 52 $57,800
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 51 $27,600

Learn more about the majors offered at Farmingdale State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 2,464 students took at least one online class at Farmingdale State College. This is an increase from the 2,252 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,464 310
2017-2018 2,252 263
2016-2017 1,965 216
2015-2016 1,613 134
2013-2014 1,533 97

Learn more about online learning at Farmingdale State College.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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