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Farmingdale State College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Farmingdale, NY

Farmingdale State College – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,591

Average annual cost of attendance: $9,784

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $15,888

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: None

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Farmingdale State College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $3,064

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $5,955

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $10,721

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $14,118

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $15,034


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Farmingdale State College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Farmingdale State College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 48%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 80%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $51,700

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 72%

Farmingdale State College Admissions

Farmingdale State College Acceptance Rate: 58%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 450 to 540

SAT Critical Reading: 430 to 520

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: N/A to N/A

ACT Math: N/A to N/A

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Farmingdale State College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Farmingdale State College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 29%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 31%

Typical student debt: $15,888

Typical monthly loan payment: $169

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Majors at Farmingdale State College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Farmingdale State College:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 4%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 20%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 3%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 5%
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields – 11%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 14%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 10%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 12%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 8%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 3%
  • Psychology – 2%
  • Social Sciences – 1%
  • Transportation and Materials Moving – 3%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 2%

For more information about the various majors at Farmingdale State College, visit their website.

Farmingdale State College Diversity


Overall Composition at Farmingdale State College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Farmingdale State College full time:  79%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Farmingdale State College part time:  21%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Farmingdale State College:  25%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 8%

Black: 10%

Hispanic: 18%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 0%

White: 59%

Farmingdale State College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 3.3

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 5.3

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 25.5

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.