Campus & Student Life at Farmingdale State College

Home to about 9,948 undergraduates in 2020, Farmingdale State College is a large, public college located in Farmingdale, New York. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Farmingdale State College offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Farmingdale State College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Farmingdale State College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Farmingdale State College Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Farmingdale State College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Farmingdale State College Disability Services.

Farmingdale State College for the Military

While not a "service academy", Farmingdale State College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Farmingdale State College for Veterans Guide.

Farmingdale State College offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Farmingdale State College does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Farmingdale State College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College has a comparatively large, student body. There were 9,948 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 7,860 (79.0%). Part-time attendance was 2,088 (21.0%).

Full-timePart-timeTotal
7,8602,0889,948

Farmingdale State College is Ranked #1,406 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Farmingdale State College is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Farmingdale State College #1406 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Farmingdale State College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Farmingdale State College by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Farmingdale State College Diversity Guide.

Farmingdale State College Competes in the NCAA

Farmingdale State College has a total of 388 student athletes, 242 men and 146 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$2,126,887
Total Expenses (all teams)$2,126,887
Net$0

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Farmingdale State College Athletics

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