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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,320 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
6,169 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
75.2% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
428 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Farmingdale State College is $6,470, which is $521 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,320, which is 252% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,056 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,687.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Farmingdale State College received 6,169 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 17.4% annual growth. Out of those 6,169 applicants, 3,579 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58% acceptance rate.

There were 9,235 students enrolled at Farmingdale State College in 2016, and 93% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Farmingdale State College has an overall enrollment yield of 35.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Farmingdale State College has a total enrollment of 9,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Farmingdale State College is 6,942 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,293. This means that 75.2% of students enrolled at Farmingdale State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Farmingdale State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59% White, 18.3% Hispanic or Latino, 9.8% Black or African American, 8.31% Asian, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.38% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.19% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Farmingdale State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (27.2%), followed by White Female (16.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 158 fewer women than men graduated from Farmingdale State College. The majority of students graduating from Farmingdale State College are White. These 1,179 graduates mean that there were 4.26 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 277 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Farmingdale State College is General Business Administration & Management with 340 graduates, followed by Science, Technology, & Society with 193 graduates and Forensic Science & Technology with 135 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Farmingdale State College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Engineering Technologies, with 244 graduates, followed by Interdisciplinary Studies with 193 graduates and Transportation with 65 graduates.


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Farmingdale State College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.83M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $169,808 (2.91%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Farmingdale State College had a total expenditure of $154M. Of that $154M, they spent $61.7M on salaries and $43.6M on benefits.

Farmingdale State College employs 102 Assistant professors, 53 Professors, and 50 Associate professors. Most academics at Farmingdale State College are Male Assistant professors (54), Female Assistant professors (48), and Male Professors (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Farmingdale State College are: Service, with 102 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 87 employees, and Management with 64 employees.



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