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If you want to study in a challenging academic environment with world-class faculty; be actively involved in academic, cultural, social and athletic programs; and apply what you have learned to challe...
If you want to study in a challenging academic environment with world-class faculty; be actively involved in academic, cultural, social and athletic programs; and apply what you have learned to challenges in the real world, then consider the State University of New York-Brockport.
We are a selective, state-supported, comprehensive university with 49 undergraduate majors and 7,166 undergraduate students. With our close, connected campus, caring and supportive relationships, and great learning options, SUNY-Brockport provides an education for life.
SUNY-Brockport is a nationally recognized institution, including:
• "Best in the Northeast" designation by The Princeton Review
• “Best Regional University (North)” by US News and World Report
• “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” for the fourth consecutive year by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Get quick info about tuition, admissions, entrance scores and more for State University of New York - Brockport.
Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.
|Art/Art Studies, General|
|Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General|
|Bilingual and Multilingual Education|
|Biology Teacher Education|
|Biology/Biological Sciences, General|
|Business Administration and Management, General|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other|
|Chemistry Teacher Education|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other|
|Computer and Information Sciences, General|
|Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services|
|Criminal Justice/Safety Studies|
|Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General|
|Educational Administration and Supervision, Other|
|Educational Leadership and Administration, General|
|Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship|
|Elementary Education and Teaching|
|Energy and Biologically Based Therapies, Other|
|English Language and Literature, General|
|ESL (English as a Second Language)|
|Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other|
|French Language and Literature|
|French Language Teacher Education|
|Geology/Earth Science, General|
|Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other|
|Health Teacher Education|
|Hospitality Administration/Management, General|
|International Relations and Affairs|
|Kinesiology and Exercise Science|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies|
|Marketing/Marketing Management, General|
|Mathematics Teacher Education|
|Natural Resources/Conservation, General|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other|
|Physical Education Teaching and Coaching|
|Physics Teacher Education|
|Political Science and Government, General|
|Reading Teacher Education|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse|
|Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education|
|Social Studies Teacher Education|
|Spanish Language and Literature|
|Speech Communication and Rhetoric|
The College at Brockport awards more than $3 million in scholarships and grants annually to outstanding students thanks to support from our alumni, faculty and friends.
The College at Brockport awards more than $3 million in scholarships and grants annually to outstanding students thanks to support from our alumni, faculty and friends. Scholarships are awarded to new and continuing students based on academic performance, leadership experience, talent, financial need, and other criteria that are specified by the scholarship donor.
The Extraordinary Academic Scholarship Program grants scholarships to entering freshmen. The College will automatically award these scholarships as students (including international students) are accepted for fall admission. No separate application or essay is required. Candidates must be first-time freshmen students entering from high school and meet the high school average, class rank and SAT or ACT requirements to qualify. The College awarded more than $2.0 million to extraordinary students for excellence in the classroom.
The Brockport Foundation awards over 300 scholarships annually. These scholarship range from departmental to college-wide awards. Foundation awarded over $300,000 in scholarships annually.
There are numerous scholarships and grants available from external corporations and foundations. The STAR Center is a place to research these opportunities available to you.
The College received grants from the National Science Foundation to award scholarships to juniors, seniors and graduate students (BPMACS) majoring in physics, mathematics or computer science. This NSF program provides institutions with funds for student scholarships to encourage and enable the achievement of higher education degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by talented but financially disadvantaged students.
BPMACS - $5,000 (for 28 students)
Supported by a federal grant through the National Science Foundation, the Noyce program will offer scholarships to up to 20 qualified teacher candidates: 10 each at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Watch the video of a recent Hangout with Aleta Anthony, the Associate Director of International Recruitment and a current international Student, Yangyan Dong. They introduce you to the university and answer questions from prospective students like you about becoming an international student in NY.
Find out how The College at Brockport can help you pursue something greater.
Yang Wan tells her story of success at the State University of New York at Brockport
"As a graduate of SUNY Brockport’s MFA in Dance and Choreography program, I was thrilled to take on the challenge of finding opportunities and building success in New York City. On June 22nd, 2014 my MFA’s creative project Time Line, Space Point had a successful showing at Dixon Theatre in Manhattan. It is also my intention to publish an updated version of the written portion of my thesis in a peer reviewed dance journal.
I am currently working at Gallim Dance Company in New York City as a Special Assistant to the Artistic Director. My major responsibilities include contributing to the creation of dance performances by providing my artistic feedback of the choreography to the Artistic Director. I also assist in the planning, organizing and scheduling of rehearsals and performances. I host at local performances as well.
Recently, I also took a part-time job working as a translator for an immigration lawyer at the New York City Immigration Department. Additionally, I am dedicated to building my vision of a New York based International Art and Dance Festival and a Summer Camp Program. This would provide me a venue to introduce Asian and other foreign youth to Western artistic culture, and to foster an environment of creativity, cooperation and cultural exchange between artistic youth from around the world. Finally, I entered into the Phoenix TV 2014 Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant of the Americas. I have been selected to attend the final competition where a winner will be crowned on August 10th in Phoenix, Arizona."
Members of our community discuss why they fell in love with The College at Brockport.
Studying Communication at Brockport is a pleasant experience. The professors are kind and helpful, and the students are great to work with. The classe...
The classes are small enough for professors to give enough attention to everyone
Studying Communication at Brockport is a pleasant experience. The professors are kind and helpful, and the students are great to work with. The classes are small enough for professors to give enough attention to everyone, and big enough for quality group discussions. Life here on campus is great too. There are a lot of different activities and student organizations for all students to find the activities they are interested in, and the International Student Organization is a great place to get to know students from all over the world with different backgrounds and to enjoy a culturally diverse experience.
After graduation, Martin plans to start working as a developer and begin work on his Master’s of Computer Science at the same time. He would like to...
After graduation, Martin plans to start working as a developer and begin work on his Master’s of Computer Science at the same time. He would like to have a career in software development and stay in the US and work in Silicon Valley.
Martin plans to start working as a developer and begin work on his Master’s of Computer Science.
Martin is a member of the International Student Organization and the association for Computing Machinery.
1. Why did you choose to study at Brockport? There is an ELS center on SUNY-Brockport’s campus. Before I came to the USA, my English was ...
1. Why did you choose to study at Brockport? There is an ELS center on SUNY-Brockport’s campus. Before I came to the USA, my English was not good enough to study at a university, so I needed to go through an English language program. They also offered my financial support by awarding me a very good scholarship.
2. What has been your most memorable experience while at Brockport? I have to say I have met so many nice friends here, I love them! They are just like my brothers and sisters. We always hang out on the weekends, we chat, we laugh, we eat, and we have so much fun here.
I have to say I have met so many nice friends here, I love them!
3. What are your classes like? Which one is your favorite? My favorite course is my international relations class. I have learned a lot about various political views which are different from my county. I feel like I have broadened my horizons from the professor, students and content of the course.
4. How does school here differ from that in your home country? I would say that in the USA there is more freedom when registering for courses because I get to pick which classes I want to take. Also, there are a lot more options at SUNY-Brockport than in my country.
5. Are you involved in any clubs, organizations or sports teams? What are those experiences like? Yes, I am involved with the International Student Organization. Through this club, I have made friends from various countries which allows me to experience different cultures from different countries. I truly feel that I am a part of this organization and have a great time at the meetings and events.
6. Do you live on campus or off campus? What has living here in Brockport been like? I live off campus in student apartments called College Suites, however I still feel like I am connected to campus because there is a free shuttle bus that takes me from my suite to campus every 20 minutes from 7am to 11pm. On Thursday Friday and Saturday night, there is a shuttle bus that goes downtown until 3am.
7. Prior to coming to school, what did you do to prepare for life in the United States? I studied English and learned about the American culture before I came here. I also spoke to some Chinese students who were studying at SUNY. I asked them what I needed to prepare for Brockport and they helped me prepare before I arrived.
8. What advice would you give to international student who was thinking about attending Brockport? Some International students prefer go to top ranked universities and big cities, but I would say those universities and cities are not fit for everyone. Brockport is a small and peaceful community, people are very kind and the cost of living is much cheaper than a big city. And the most important, the teaching quality is really good. The professors are very professional and they are happy to answer my questions whether through e-mail or during their office hours.
9. How did you like ELS courses? What helped you the most at the courses other than improving English skills? I really enjoyed the ELS courses. I studied various different kinds of courses to improving my English. I would say the Structure and Speaking Practice (SSP) class was my favorite course, it not only taught me language skills, but also taught me how to understand the American culture.
10. How was the transition from the ELS program to being a full-time student at Brockport? I would say there isn’t a very big gap between the ELS program and actual courses. Since I completed level 112 at the ELS center, I found that the courses were very similar to college courses, so I felt the transition was quite easy for me.
1. Why did you choose to study at Brockport? As part of the Science without Borders Program through IIE, I sent my resume to various school...
1. Why did you choose to study at Brockport? As part of the Science without Borders Program through IIE, I sent my resume to various schools and IIE helped decide which school I would attend.
2. What has been your most memorable experience while at Brockport? Getting familiar with and playing Ultimate Frisbee. It is a sport that I have fallen in love with and enjoy practicing with other students.
3. What are your classes like? Which one is your favorite? My classes are pretty diverse. The Math class that I am taking is challenging, whereas one of my computer science classes, goes at a slower pace. Each class is interesting for different reasons and has their own challenges.
My classes are pretty diverse. Each class is interesting and has their own challenges.
4. How does school here differ from that in your home country? In Brazil we spend more time in the classroom and teachers give just a few homework assignments through the semester. Participation in class is not normally considered an important factor in Brazil whereas here participation can be a big part of the grade.
5. Are you involved in any clubs, organizations or sports teams? What are those experiences like? I am involved in the Ultimate Frisbee Club. It has been an amazing experience getting involved with the sport since it is really dynamic, fun and something that I never played before. When I get back to Brazil, I hope to spread Ultimate Frisbee to my friends and other students.
6. Do you live on campus or off campus? What has living here in Brockport been like? I live on-campus. It is a good experience but sometimes I feel restricted because I do not have a kitchen in my own room. However, there is a common kitchen in my building so I sometimes use that.
7. What advice would you give to international student who was thinking about attending Brockport? The weather can vary, but in the winter it is cold so you should bring coats.
8. What do you plan to do after graduation? I plan to get a Master’s degree in my field of study.
9. How was the transition from the ELS program to being a full-time student at Brockport? It was a smooth transition. Even though I was afraid of starting the classes, I was indeed prepared for them after going through the ELS program at SUNY-Brockport.
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