College Profile

Farmingdale State College, State University of New York, is located on 380 acres in central Long Island. Farmingdale State College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Farmingdale offers a master’s degree in Technology Management, bachelor of science, bachelor of technology and a comprehensive base of associate degree programs.  A full list of degrees can be found here.  Small class sizes allow students the opportunity to really get to know their instructors.


On campus residence halls and dining facilities makes getting to class quick and easy.  Our on-campus health and wellness center offer many services. The College is a Division III member of the NCAA, National Collegiate Athletic Association, and competes as members of the Skyline, ECAC, CTC Conferences and NJAC Conference. Indoor and outdoor athletic facilities are available to all campus members as well as intramural sports leagues.  There are many ways to meet new people and get involved. With 70 Student Clubs and Organizations and Greek life on campus there is sure to be an organization to complement your personal and academic endeavors.


Students at Farmingdale State College are surrounded by culture, cuisine, pristine beaches, sporting events, concerts, and shopping. Many forms of transportation serve Long Island making Farmingdale conveniently located. With on campus transportation that connects to the Long Island Railroad you are only a short hour train ride to New York City.




9,600 Total Enrollment
Undergraduate 54 International Student Enrollment
58% Male
42% Female
21:1 Faculty-Student Ratio
736 Faculty: Full-Time
18 Countries Represented

International Student Housing Options

The residence halls are conveniently located close to academic and administrative areas on campus and offer an environment that supports and complements your academic endeavors. Our residence halls are staffed with well trained, enthusiastic student leaders and professional staff who focus on building a safe, fun and inclusive community. The professional Residence Life staff consists of the Director of Residence Life, a Senior Staff Assistant and three Resident Directors. These trained individuals are full-time professionals and are responsible for all aspects of operating the residence halls including supervision of Resident Assistants. Resident Assistants are on duty every night throughout the semester. There are three residence halls each with a different configuration. Orchard Hall is four (4) or six (6) person suite-style living with private bathrooms and a shared hallway kitchenette; Dewey Hall is made of traditional double and single corridor style rooms with community bathrooms, and Alumni Hall is all single rooms with community bathrooms. Each building has laundry facilities. Click here to learn about residence life.

Collaborative Programs

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

First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students

For information, click here.

Student Activities and Campus Life

There are approximately 70 clubs and organizations on campus.  These student organizations consist of academic, cultural/religious, fraternities and sororities, performing arts, recreational, social awareness, and special interest groups.  Students can join clubs and organizations to take advantage of amazing networking opportunities, confirm career choice, take advantage of leadership opportunities, learn new skills, sharpen old skills, and develop life-long friendships. Click here to learn about campus life.




Long Island

Farmingdale State College


Jeannette Sinnott
Assistand Director of International Education and Programs

Stephanie Williams
Admin. Assistant

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 & Financial Assistance

Full time = 12 Credits

Major Areas of Study

Architecture and Planning
Art and Graphic Design
Arts, Visual, and Performing
Aviation Administration
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technologies
Health Sciences
Horticultural Technology Management
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies
Math and Statistics
Science Technologies
Science, Math, and Technology
Security and Protective Services/Criminal Justice


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