Farmingdale State College

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College Profile

We are a mid-sized college of technology, offering 1 masters,  35 baccalaureate and 7 associate degree programs. We are located on Long Island just 35 miles east of New York City. You can hop on a train to one of the most exciting metropolises in the world, or relax and study in the stunning gardens on our 380-acre campus. Our warm and welcoming resident hall students and staff will make you feel like you are at “home away from home.”

Our goal is to enhance the total student experience — whether it’s through creating dynamic activities or designing conducive learning environments. Small, intimate classroom settings, experiential learning opportunities, a successful NCAA Division III athletics program and vibrant campus life are some of the things that you can experience while preparing for a successful future.

Institution Demographics

  • Total enrollment: 9,600
  • Undergraduate enrollment:
  • International Student Enrollment: Undergraduate 54
  • Male %, Female % 60:40
  • Faculty-student ratio: 21:1
  • Faculty: 736
  • Number of countries represented on campus: 18

International Student Housing Options

Farmingdale State College offers department style residence halls. Resident students will enjoy study spaces and lounges with flat screen televisions on every floor, laundry room, and kitchen access with microwave, stove and fridge.

Collaborative programs

We have various articulations, join degrees programs, sponsored students, and exchange agreements.

First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students

Visa Information

We issue forms I-20 for F1 students only. Farmingdale State college works with the State University administration to issue DS-2019 form for exchange students and visitors.



Cost of Attendance and Financial Assistance for International Students

Full time=12 Credits

Tuition and fees

  • Tuition International Students $8325 Full time (12 credits)
  • College fee $12.50 full time
  • Technology fee $213 full time
  • Student activity fee $100.00 full time
  • Intercollegiate Athletic fee $205.00 full time
  • Health service fee $150.00 full time
  • Recreation fee $10.00 full time
  • Transcript fee $10.00
  • International Student insurance $621.45 per semester
  • Transportation fee $17.50

Housing per semester

  • Room-single $4,585.00
  • Room-double $4,044.00
  • Meal plan $2,575.00
  • Dormitory Damage deposit $100.00
  • Common area damage deposit $75.00

Student Activities and Campus Life

There is always something to do at Farmingdale State College. Over 70 student organizations have been established throughout campus to get involved with. You can create a new club to suit your interests.

We also have 18 Division III Athletic Teams as well as numerous Intramural Leagues and Tournaments. We also offer extensive Fitness and Group Exercise Classes in addition to our newly-renovated world-class gymnasium.

Greek Life is yet another way to get involved on campus – whether it is one of our 2 sororities or 5 fraternities, there will be an organization that is right for you.

We also have over a dozen honor societies who recognize the academic achievements and community service efforts of our students.