Binghamton University is a 4-year research institution located on a 930-acre campus in New York state and is ranked #32 in Top Public Schools by US News & World Report. The university’s six schools offer 130 academic programs that provide research opportunities for students in numerous fields, from smart energy to music theory. They also feature state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Zurack Trading Room in the School of Management and a Simulation and Practice Center in the Decker School of Nursing. Students at Binghamton are diverse and come from over 100 countries, fostering the university’s mission to provide interdisciplinary education with an international perspective. Along with the 300+ student-run clubs and organizations, Binghamton also offers the Emerging Leaders Program and community engagement programs, providing a variety of opportunities for students to get involved outside of the classroom.
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The campus looks beautiful but it can be a lie! The winter here can be pretty gloomy but the fall and spring time is amazing. The popular things to study are engineering, business, and nursing.
Sharon from NYC
Nice campus and very good reputation in SUNY schools.
Has complete course and major offerings.
Access to downtown area and buses to major cities and transportation hubs.
Nick from Delmar, NY
Binghamton lives up to its prestigious reputation. Attending Binghamton, you get the chance to experience a small community within a large school thanks to the various dorm communities on campus. Best four years of my life.
Binghamton University has been a very academic, challenging and exceptional institution for my higher education experience. I have gotten involved with many different clubs, theater, sorority, community service and continue to maintain over a 3.5 GPA. The education and experience here has been superior and the financial cost is more manageable than a private institution.
jocelyn from Scarsdale, NY
An intense school where people work hard and party harder. Very easy to fall through the cracks if you don't keep up with your work. A diverse and extremely accepting environment for all.
Louis from Brooklyn, NY
Binghamton University is the perfect school. They offer a wide range of majors and sports/clubs, a diverse student body, career planning and development, and so much more. You really need to visit to see what I mean.