SUNY Cortland

Miller Building, Cortland, NY

Questions and Answers about SUNY Cortland

Jessica M.
5 months ago
What kind of sports are at SUNY Cortland?
SUNY Cortland
Hi, Jessica: SUNY Cortland fields one of the strongest Division III athletics programs in the country, with 25 intercollegiate teams. You can learn more about them at The university also houses many different sport clubs. You can learn more about them at Finally, the university is home to a state-of-the-art recreation building known as the Student Life Center that is a hub of physical activity.
Anthony P.
5 months ago
Is SUNY Cortland open for campus tours?
SUNY Cortland
Hi, Anthony. Yes, we traditionally offer weekday tours during the fall and spring semester as well as other limited opportunities during the summer and winter breaks. You can browse current visit programs at
Mazharul J.
7 months ago
Does SUNY Cortland accept TASC?
SUNY Cortland
Hi, Mazharul. SUNY Cortland currently is test-optional during the 2021-22 academic year. You can learn more about requirements for first-year students here:
Abby B.
10 months ago
Where can I find more information about SUNY Cortland's programs?
SUNY Cortland
Hi, Abby. You can browse a current list of our nearly 70 undergraduate majors at The university houses a School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and School of Professional Studies.
Jada P.
11 months ago
Can I take the musical theatre minor as a freshman?
SUNY Cortland
Hi, Jada. We offer an amazing B.F.A. program in musical theatre, but currently there is not a minor in the discipline. You can browse our minors here:

Majors offered at SUNY Cortland

Biggest majors
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness

Academics at SUNY Cortland

SAT Score Range
Considered with application
ACT Score Range
Considered with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Somewhat Selective (44% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

SUNY Cortland demographics

74% White
12% Hispanic
6% Black
2% Multiracial
1% Asian
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Common careers for SUNY Cortland students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Physical Therapist (PT)77k
Director of Operations75k
Operations Director58k
Operations Manager58k
High School Teacher53k
Elementary School Teacher46k
Program Director, Non-Profit44k
Based on 2,576 student responses
45.7kAvg. Early Career Pay
84.6kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
54%in High-Meaning careers
5%in STEM careers

Net price of attending SUNY Cortland

SUNY Cortland financial aid

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Student reviews of SUNY Cortland

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100% of students

Known for

Beautiful campus
Helpful career services
Fun orientation programs
Access to outdoor activities
Safe campus
Daphne Pufky
Gaming + 3 others



I love the professors in the teaching department, it's a very well put together program.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Sometimes the academic advisors were not helpful



An amazing student life. Wonderful professors!

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Not anything!

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