Binghamton University—SUNY (BU), founded in 1946, is a public world-class institution and a part of the State University of New York system. BU offers students a broad, interdisciplinary education with an international perspective and one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation. Ranked among the elite public universities in the country, Binghamton challenges students academically - not financially, in its unique, best-of-both-worlds environment.
BU academic culture rivals a first-rate private university — rigorous, collaborative and boldly innovative — while its campus culture exemplifies the best kind of public university experience: richly diverse students, active social life and deep engagement with the community.
BU students, both undergraduate and graduate, work one-on-one with an exceptional faculty and groundbreaking scholars. They take advantage of special academic opportunities like combined degrees, foreign language study groups and an unparalleled international education program.
Binghamton University—SUNY has high national and world rankings. BU is ranked as one of the top schools in the state of New York. Highly ranked graduate programs include the Department of History, Department of Public Administration and Department of Psychology. In addition, the university is renowned for its sustainability efforts.
The 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities places it the 86th. Washington Monthly National Universities Rankings 2016 ranked BU the 51st.
The University consists of seven schools:
The most popular majors by the number of registered students are psychology, accounting, English language and literature, business/marketing, social sciences, biology, engineering.
Binghamton's School of Management is ranked the 25th in the nation among public institutions by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.