Packed full of activities and excursions Packed full of activities and excursions

The State University of New York at Binghamton is a public institution that was founded in 1946. It has a total undergraduate enrolment of 11,861, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 930 acres.

Outdoor recreation abounds in the southeastern New York location. Despite its name, the university is actually located in Vestal, N.Y., a suburb of Binghamton. The campus encompasses 887 acres of land including a nature preserve, complete with a forest and pond. Students can participate in organized kayaking, climbing and camping trips, or can plan an excursion of their own. Winter sports fans can go skiing and snowboarding at Greek Peak, a 30-mile trip from campus. On campus, annual student events include University Fest and Spring Fling, two outdoor celebrations with live music, carnival rides, and food. There are more than 250 student organisations, including 55 recognised fraternities and sororities.

Binghamton's faculty and students create a stimulating campus environment that is supportive, rewarding and fun. Binghamton students thrive in a diverse community that promotes the vigorous exchange of innovative ideas.

Quick facts:

Location: Vestal, NY, USA
City Population: 28,043
University Population: 14,746
Climate: Humid continental climate with cold snowy winters and warm wet summers.
Nearest Airport: Greater Binghamton Airport


Why study at SUNY Binghamton?

  1. Campus features a 190 acre Nature Preserve
  2. The main campus is shaped like a brain, the primary road on campus creates a closed loop to form the cerebrum and cerebellum
  3. The university art museum’s permanent collection includes over 3,000 works

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