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Fast Facts

SUNY Fast Facts

Latest data as of January 2019, unless noted.

In 2018-19, SUNY served 1.4 million students in credit bearing courses and programs as well as 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 2019)
415,572  
  Undergraduate Enrollment 372,948  
  Graduate Enrollment 42,624  
  State Operated Enrollment 222,613  
  University Centers 94,343  
  Other Doctoral/Research 17,922  
  Comprehensive Colleges 83,674  
  Technology Colleges 26,674  
  Community College Enrollment 192,959  
Continuing Education Enrollments
  Total Registrations (AY 2018-19) 2,119,982  
  Instructional Activities (courses) 193,971  
Open SUNY (Online) Enrollment* - Academic Year
  AY 2018-19 193,824  
  AY 2017-18 183,546  
  AY 2016-17 173,824  
  AY 2015-16 167,148  
  AY 2014-15 159,432  
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View detailed Open SUNY (online) enrollment data

Enrollment Demographics:

Gender
  Female 227,560   (54.8%)
  Male 188,012   (45.2%)
Student Diversity
  White 228,706  (55.0%)
  Hispanic/Latino 58,586  (14.1%)
  Black or African American 45,225  (10.9%)
  Unknown 20,679   (5.0%)
  Asian 28,403   (6.8%)
  Non-resident alien 20,731   (5.0%)
  Under-represented Multi 8,350   (2.0%)
  Non-under-represented Multi 2,825   (0.7%)
  American Indian/Alaska Native 1,641   (0.4%)
  Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific 426   (0.1%)
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Completions:

Degrees Granted
  2018-19 Academic Year Degrees Granted 92,670  
      Undergraduate 77,571  
          4-year 42,882  
          2-year 32,354  
      Other Certificates/Diplomas 2,335  
      Graduate 15,099  
          Masters 11,050  
          Doctoral 1,247  
          Post Graduate (First Professional) 1,528  
          Other Certificates 1,274  
  As of December 11, 2019
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Graduation Rates Data:

Graduation Rates*
  6-Year SUNY (2012 Cohort) 69.3%  
      National Public Universities 61.0%  
      National Private Universities 65.7%  
  5-Year SUNY (2012 Cohort) 67.0%  
      National Public Universities 56.4%  
      National Private Universities 63.0%  
  4-Year SUNY (2012 Cohort) 55.1%  
      National Public Universities 38.2%  
      National Private Universities 52.8%  
  * First Time, Full-Time Baccalaureate Students
Degree Earners at SUNY (Fall 2013 Baccalaureate Cohort as of Fall 2019
  Earned a Baccalaureate degree at any SUNY 74.6%  
  Received any award at any SUNY institution 76.7%  
Associates Graduation Rate at Community Colleges
  3-Year SUNY Community Colleges (Fall 2015 Cohort) 28.6%  
  National Public Institutions 25.7%  
  2-Year SUNY Community Colleges (Fall 2015 Cohort) 15.4%  
  National Public Institutions 12.9%  
Community College Associates Transfers at SUNY (Fall 2015 Cohort)
  Earned at least one degree by Fall 2019 (Any Insitution) 37.7%  
  Currently Pursuing First Degree at Transfer Institution (SUNY or elsewhere) 8.1%  
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Hometowns Data:

International and Out-of-State Students
    Out-of-State
      State Operated 12,275   (5.5%)
      Community Colleges 4,581   (2.4%)
    International
      State Operated 18,214   (8.2%)
      Community Colleges 2,607   (1.4%)
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Tuition & Fees (2019-20):

Undergraduate
    State Operated
       In-State Tuition $7,070  
       Out-of-State Tuition $16,980  (average)
       Mandatory Fees $1,710  (average)
    Community Colleges
       In-State Tuition $4,870  (average)
       Out-of-State Tuition $9,890  (average)
       Mandatory Fees $790  (average)

SUNY Research Foundation:

Sponsored Program Administration, FY 2017-18 Data
  Total Research Activity Support $921 million  
  Direct Activity $781 million  
  Indirect Activity $139.9 million  
 
  Number of Awards   7,287  
  Number of Sponsors 1,888  
  Number of Employees 15,372  
  Number of Principal Investigators 2,743  
Commercialization (FY 2017-18 Data)
  Number of Invention Disclosures 243  
  Number of U.S. Patent Applications Filed 258  
  Number of U.S Patents Issued 85  
  Number of License Agreements Executed 63  
  Number of Operational Start-Ups 82  
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