Binghamton University

Vestal, NY 13850
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Binghamton University is one of the forty-five public 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in a suburb, in Vestal.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 17,351 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,736 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,490 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 91%). Every year 82% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Binghamton University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,670, and fees were $2,853. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,550 and $2,853 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students17,351
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate91%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 40 159
Master's degree 0 4
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 2
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 78.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/19/1997 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/19/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1290 to 1431
ACT28 to 31
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$278/credit
In State Students$278/credit
Out of State Students$898/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$453/credit
In State Students$453/credit
Out of State Students$925/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $12,510 $12,510 $40,410
ADN 70 $19,460 $19,460 $62,860
BSN 125 $34,750 $34,750 $112,250
FNP 50 $22,650 $22,650 $46,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 70% of Binghamton University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 24% $4,686
Other Federal Grant 8% $628
State Grant & Scholarships 43% $3,642
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 44% $3,328
Federal Student Loans 64% $4,032
Private Loans 6% $14,460


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,030
$30,001 to $48,000$13,632
$48,001 to $75,000$18,969
$75,001 to $110,000$22,471
Over $110,000$23,316

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Binghamton University
4400 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850

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