Farmingdale State College

2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY

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Farmingdale State College, a public institution, offers a large number of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Farmingdale, NY, the campus offers a suburban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Farmingdale State College exceeds six thousand per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. Most students admitted to Farmingdale State College score in-between 1360 - 1610 on the SAT exam. This school has an admissions rate of about 41% of which only 42% chose to enroll.

The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay approximately $7,100 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $17,000 for the year. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $7,100 annually. Students enrolled at this school may qualify for aid which is typically grants and loans.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)

Students may visit the Farmingdale State College website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Farmingdale State College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Farmingdale State College is about 8,600, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $6,500-$7,800
    • Out-of-State: $16,000-$19,580
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $270-$320 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $680-$820 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships56%$6,479
Receiving Student Loans36%$5,747

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Farmingdale State College may provide student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

Farmingdale State College has an overall graduation rate which is around 46%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years5%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program (more info)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Farmingdale State College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Skyline Conference)
  • Basketball (Skyline Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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