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Fast Facts

SUNY Fast Facts

Latest data as of July 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 2016)
436,138  
  Undergraduate Enrollment 395,817  
  Graduate Enrollment 40,321  
  State Operated Enrollment 219,861  
  University Centers 90,532  
  Other Doctoral 16,890  
  Comprehensive Colleges 85,633  
  Technology Colleges 26,806  
  Community College Enrollment 216,277  
Open SUNY (Online) Enrollment*
  AY 2015-16 170,094  
  AY 2014-15 161,020  
  * Unique students taking at least one online course    
View detailed SUNY enrollment data

Enrollment Demographics:

Gender
  Female 235,742   (54%)
  Male 200,396   (46%)
Student Diversity
  White 249,965  (57.3%)
  Hispanic/Latino 53,594  (12.3%)
  Black or African American 47,089  (10.8%)
  Asian/Pacific Islander 25,616   (5.9%)
  Unknown 25,132   (5.8%)
  Non-resident alien 22,217   (5.1%)
  Under-represented Multi 7,336   (1.7%)
  Non-under-represented Multi 2,809   (0.6%)
  American Indian/Alaska Native 1,817   (0.4%)
  Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific 563   (0.1%)
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Completions:

Degrees Granted
  2015-16 Academic Year Degrees Granted 95,934  
      Undergraduate 81,432  
          4-year 42,517  
          2-year & Certificate 36,202  
      Other Certificates/Diplomas 2,713  
      Graduate 14,502  
          Masters 10,688  
          Post Graduate (First Professional) 1,508  
          Doctoral 1,206  
          Other Certificates 1,100  
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
View detailed SUNY graduation rate data

Hometowns Data:

International & Out-of-State Students (Preliminary)
    Out-of-State
      State Operated 12,476   (5.7%)
      Community Colleges 4,588   (2.1%)
    International
      State Operated 19,118   (8.7%)
      Community Colleges 3,099   (1.4%)
View detailed SUNY Student Residence Data

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  
View detailed RF Performance Indicators

Tuition & Fees (2016-17):

Undergraduate
    State Operated
       In-State Tuition $6,470  
       Out-of-State Tuition $16,320  (average)
       Mandatory Fees $1,640  (average)
    Community Colleges
       In-State Tuition $4,370  (average)
       Out-of-State Tuition $8,920  (average)
       Mandatory Fees $690  (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)