SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, NY 13210
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SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is one of the forty-five public 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in an urban area, in Syracuse.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,213 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 329 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 280 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 85%). Every year 78% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,670, and fees were $1,873. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,320 and $1,873 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students2,213
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate85%

Nursing Programs

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1952 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1150 to 1300
ACT24 to 28
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 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 $60

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$680/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 $30,600
ADN 70 $19,460 $19,460 $47,600
BSN 125 $34,750 $34,750 $85,000
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, 91% of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 21% $4,012
Other Federal Grant 20% $1,515
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $3,318
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 84% $4,725
Federal Student Loans 55% $5,633
Private Loans 8% $10,808


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$9,685
$30,001 to $48,000$13,302
$48,001 to $75,000$17,745
$75,001 to $110,000$20,047
Over $110,000$22,014

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
One Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, NY 13210

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