Empire State College
Empire State University

Empire State University

SUNY Empire State

2 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 587-2100

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Onsite Locations Across NYS

Online Courses


Graduate Students

Full-Time Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio


Empire State University enables motivated students to earn a degree regardless of location or circumstances. With more than 35 New York State locations, 500 online courses and five academic terms, you can fit a college education into your life. Undergraduate students also benefit from a generous transfer policy and opportunities to earn credit for relevant, qualified prior learning.

The university offers associate and bachelor's degrees in 12 areas of study: The Arts; Business, Management and Economics; Community and Human Services; Cultural Studies; Educational Studies; Historical Studies; Human Development; Interdisciplinary Studies; Labor Studies; Public Affairs; Science, Mathematics and Technology; and Social Science. The university also offers an RN to BSN for registered nurses, eleven master's degrees and graduate certificate programs. The university is home to The Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies.


College Profile

24 Undergraduate programs
15 Graduate programs

Academic Terms with 15 & 8 Week Sessions

Undergraduates Receiving Credit for Prior Learning Experience

Blended Modes of Learning

600 Students who are Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces