SUNY Launches Redesigned “Fast Facts” Providing Further Transparency Through Statistical Data

December 20, 2016

Albany – The State University of New York today launched an enhanced online version of the “SUNY Fast Facts” to assist visitors in researching and retrieving data from across the university system.

Located at http://www.suny.edu/about/fast-facts/, the site invites visitors to access current and trend data on enrollment, student demographics, and graduation rates, among other variables commonly requested of and reported by its 64 colleges and universities. The redesigned version now includes breakdowns on student hometowns, veterans status, credentials awarded, and more.

In addition to viewing data points across SUNY, visitors can now search by campus, and in some cases, by New York State region. Data will be archived on the site for five years and updated every six months, in April and October. The SUNY Fast Facts are presented in conjunction with what’s available through data.ny.gov.

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, a law school, the country’s oldest school of maritime, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.4 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2023, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunities, visit suny.edu.


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