SUNY - Cortland
SUNY – Cortland

Since 1868, SUNY Cortland’s commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, and service to the community has produced well-rounded graduates equipped to succeed.

  • Location: Cortland, NY
  • Major cities nearby: Syracuse, Ithaca, and Binghamton
  • Public or private: Public
  • Student body: 7,400
  • Student-teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Average class size: 25
  • Undergraduate degrees offered: 61
  • Graduate degrees offered: 33
  • Academic calendar: Semesters
  • ESL options: Some on-campus support but no formal ESL program. Student must meet stated TOEFL/IELTS requirements.
  • One of 6 schools to finish in the NACDA Division III Director’s Cup National Standings every year since the award originated
  • 100 Best Values in Public Colleges (Kiplinger’s Personal Finance)

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African American StudiesEconomics: International Political Economy and Public PolicyPhysics
African American Studies: African American Sociological, Political, and Community DevelopmentEducation: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) with K-12 CertificationPhysics leading to the 3+2 Engineering Program
AnthropologyEducation: Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL), Non-certificationPhysics: Environmental Science
Anthropology: Americas ArchaeologyEnglishPhysics: Geophysics
Anthropology: Applied AnthropologyExercise SciencePolitical Science
Anthropology: Ethnic Studies Fitness DevelopmentPolitical Science: Law and Justice
Archaeology: World Archaeology FrenchPolitical Science: Public Administration and Public Policy
Art Studio: Bachelor of Fine Arts Geographic Information SystemsProfessional Writing
Art: Art History GeographyPsychology (B.A.)
Art: Studio Art Geography: Tourism Development Psychology (B.S.)
Athletic Training GeologyRecreation
Biochemistry Geology: Environmental ScienceRecreation Management
Biology Health EducationRecreation: Leisure/Recreation Program Delivery
Biology: Environmental Science Health Education: College Health Promotion and Prevention ServicesSecondary Education: Biology (Grades 7-12)
Biomedical Sciences Health Education: Health CommunicationSecondary Education: Chemistry
Business Economics Health Education: International HealthSecondary Education: Earth Science
Business Economics: Environmental Management Health Education: Wellness and Health PromotionSecondary Education: English
Business Economics: Financial Management HistorySecondary Education: French
Business Economics: Human Resource Management Human Service StudiesSecondary Education: French and Spanish
Business Economics: International Business and Economics Inclusive Special Education (Grades 1-6)Secondary Education: Mathematics
ChemistryIndividualized Degree ProgramSecondary Education: Physics
Chemistry leading to the 3 + 2 Engineering ProgramInternational Studies: AfricaSecondary Education: Physics and Mathematics
Chemistry: Environmental ScienceInternational Studies: Asia and Pacific BasinSecondary Education: Social Studies and African American Studies
Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)International Studies: Culture and Global DevelopmentSecondary Education: Social Studies and Anthropology (Grades 7-12)
CoachingInternational Studies: EuropeSecondary Education: Social Studies and Economics
Communication StudiesInternational Studies: GeographySecondary Education: Social Studies and Geography
Communication Studies: JournalismInternational Studies: Global Economic SystemsSecondary Education: Social Studies and History
Communication Studies: Media ProductionInternational Studies: Global Political SystemsSecondary Education: Social Studies and International Studies
Communication Studies: Public Relations and AdvertisingInternational Studies: Historical DevelopmentSecondary Education: Social Studies and Political Science
Community Health International Studies: International HealthSecondary Education: Social Studies and Sociology
Community Health: Allied HealthInternational Studies: Latin AmericaSecondary Education: Spanish (Grades 7-12)
Community Health: College Health Promotion and Prevention ServicesMathematicsSocial Philosophy
Community Health: Environmental HealthMusical TheatreSociology
Community Health: Health Care Administration and PlanningNew Communication MediaSociology: Criminology
Community Health: Health CommunicationNew Media DesignSociology: Social Gerontology
Community Health: International HealthOutdoor RecreationSpanish
Community Health: Wellness and Health PromotionOutdoor Recreation: Camp ManagementSpeech and Hearing Science
Conservation BiologyOutdoor Recreation: Environmental and Cultural InterpretationSpeech and Language Disabilities
CriminologyOutdoor Recreation: Natural Resources Recreation ManagementSport Management
Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Birth-6)Outdoor Recreation: Outdoor LeadershipSport Studies
Early Childhood Education (Birth-2)Physical EducationTherapeutic Recreation
EconomicsPhysical Education: Adapted Physical Education 

Advanced Materials HistorySecondary Education: Earth Science (Grades 7-12) (MAT)
Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) International Sport Management Secondary Education: English (Grades 7-12) (MAT)
Community HealthPhysical Education (MSED)Secondary Education: Mathematics (Grades 7-12) (MAT)
English RecreationSecondary Education: Physics (Grades 7-12) (MAT)
Exercise Science Second Language Education: Non-certification Sport Management
Health Education Secondary Education: Biology (Grades 7-12) (MAT)Sustainable Energy Systems
Health Education (MSED)Secondary Education: Chemistry (Grades 7-12) (MAT) 

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