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Fast Facts

SUNY Fast Facts

Latest data as of December 2017, unless noted.

In 2015-16, SUNY served nearly 1.3 million students, including nearly 600,000 in credit bearing courses and programs and more than 700,000 through continuing education and community outreach programs.

More SUNY data resources are available at Data.NY.gov.

Enrollment Data:

Campuses
64  
Total Enrollment by Headcount (Fall 2017)
431,855  
  Undergraduate Enrollment 391,417  
  Graduate Enrollment 40,438  
  State Operated Enrollment 222,437  
  University Centers 91,687  
  Other Doctoral 17,343  
  Comprehensive Colleges 86,301  
  Technology Colleges 27,106  
  Community College Enrollment 209,418  
Continuing Education Enrollments
  Total Registrations (AY 2016-17) 2,156,747  
  Instructional Activities (courses) 115,910  
Open SUNY (Online) Enrollment* (Fall 2016)
    Some, but Not All Online Courses All Online Courses
  Total Enrollment 57,682 24,213
  Undergraduate 54,456 19,076
  Graduate 3,226 5,137
  Doctoral Degree Granting 11,425 3,795
  Comprehensive Colleges 9,004 7,179
  Technology Colleges 4,164 1,322
  Community Colleges 33,089 11,917
  *Not including statutory campuses    
Open SUNY (Online) Enrollment* - Academic Year
  AY 2016-17 177,441  
  AY 2015-16 170,419  
  AY 2014-15 162,572  
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Enrollment Demographics:

Gender
  Female 233,234   (54%)
  Male 198,621   (46%)
Student Diversity
  White 243,917  (56.5%)
  Hispanic/Latino 56,311  (13.0%)
  Black or African American 47,567  (11.0%)
  Asian/Pacific Islander 26,602   (6.2%)
  Unknown 22,531   (5.2%)
  Non-resident alien 21,978   (5.1%)
  Under-represented Multi 7,716   (1.8%)
  Non-under-represented Multi 3,010   (0.7%)
  American Indian/Alaska Native 1,709   (0.4%)
  Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific 514   (0.1%)

Open SUNY (Online) Enrollment Demographics*:

Gender
Some, but Not All Online Courses All Online Courses
  Female 59.7% 68.0%
  Male 40.3% 32.0%
Student Diversity
Some, but Not All Online Courses All Online Courses
  White 60.0% 66.8%
  Hispanic/Latino 11.2% 8.4%
  Black or African American 11.0% 10.8%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 6.5% 3.2%
  Unknown 4.1% 6.4%
  Non-resident alien 4.5% 1.6%
  Under-represented Multi 1.9% 1.8%
  Non-under-represented Multi 0.6% 0.4%
  American Indian/Alaska Native 0.5% 0.5%
  Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific 0.2% 0.2%
*Not including statutory campuses
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Completions:

Degrees Granted
  2015-16 Academic Year Degrees Granted 96,322  
      Undergraduate 81,740  
          4-year 42,769  
          2-year & Certificate 36,249  
      Other Certificates/Diplomas 2,722  
      Graduate 14,582  
          Masters 10,727  
          Post Graduate (First Professional) 1,508  
          Doctoral 1,214  
          Other Certificates 1,133  
Alumni (Estimate, June 2014)
  Total Alumni 2,992,549  (estimate)
  Alumni / Current NYS Residents 2,432,942  (estimate)
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Graduation Rates Data:

Graduation Rates*
  6-Year SUNY (2009 Cohort) 67.0%  
      National Public Universities 58.6%  
      National Private Universities 65.6%  
  5-Year SUNY (2009 Cohort) 64.7%  
      National Public Universities 53.5%  
      National Private Universities 63.3%  
  4-Year SUNY (2009 Cohort) 50.5%  
      National Public Universities 34.8%  
      National Private Universities 53.0%  
  * First Time, Full-Time Baccalaureate Students
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Hometowns Data:

International & Out-of-State Students (Preliminary)
    Out-of-State
      State Operated 12,292   (5.5%)
      Community Colleges 4,286   (2.0%)
    International
      State Operated 19,131   (8.6%)
      Community Colleges 2,846   (1.4%)
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Tuition & Fees (2017-18):

Undergraduate
    State Operated
       In-State Tuition $6,670  
       Out-of-State Tuition $16,320  (average)
       Mandatory Fees $1,640  (average)
    Community Colleges
       In-State Tuition $4,520  (average)
       Out-of-State Tuition $9,350  (average)
       Mandatory Fees $720  (average)

SUNY Employees:

Total headcount 91,137  
Faculty
     State Operated 19,670  (60.6% FT)
     Community Colleges 13,580  (29.2% FT)
Non-faculty
     State Operated 45,461  (76.5% FT)
     Community Colleges 11,866  (64.4% FT)
     System Administration 560  (85.9% FT)

Fiscal Information (2015-16):

  All Funds Budget $13.3 Billion  
      State-operated Campuses / Hospitals / Statutory Campuses $11.2 Billion  (average)
      Community Colleges $2.1 Billion  (average)
  Total State Support $4.0 Billion  (average)

SUNY Research Foundation:

Sponsored Program Administration, FY 2015-16 Data
  Total Research Activity $920.2 million  
  Direct Activity $792 million  
  Indirect Activity $128.1 million  
 
  Number of Awards   7,102  
  Number of Sponsors 1,755  
  Number of Employees 15,876  
  Number of Principal Investigators 2,679  
Commercialization (FY 2015-16 Data)
  Number of Invention Disclosures 296  
  Number of Patents Filed 246  
  Number of Patents Issued 80  
  Number of License Agreements Executed 71  
  Number of Operational Start-Ups 82  
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