Rank: 70

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, NYwww.esf.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1190/27
Enrollment
1,843
As its name suggests, SUNY ESF is focused on environmental education and sustainability, and its green campus initiative aims to make the campus entirely carbon neutral. Its new Gateway Center operates on renewable energy and has a green roof where local plants grow. The SUNY ESF Campus is adjacent to Syracuse University and student life is closely integrated with it....
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$27,300
% of students who get any grants
76%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$19,200
Average price for low-income students
$9,700
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
99%
% of need met
87%
% of students who get merit* grants
14%
Average merit grant
$3,100
student success
Graduation rate
75%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Average student debt
$17,418
Average salary within 5 years
$47,200
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
N/A
admissions
Acceptance rate
52%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1190/27
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
1-Dec
Regular application
1-Feb

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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The education at this school is top notch. When employers hear that someone has an ESF degree, they know that they're very qualified for a position in the scientific field. However, with the courses being so rigorous, there is, at least for me, very little time...
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Professors are brilliant. While it may be hard to understand them sometimes, they will always do everything they can to make sure you get the fullest experience you can. Classes at ESF are generally small (no more than 30, with few exceptions). This allows you to get...
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ESF is not an easy school. Students are held to higher standards than at many other institutions. I have been offered internships specifically because my education is happening at ESF. The college's reputation is phenomenal. That reputation does not come by coddling students and making college easy. Students who thrive...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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