The State University of New York - SUNY
is comprised of sixty-four institutions that include everything from world-renowned community colleges such as the Fashion Institute of Technology, to first-rate graduate schools that include the nationís top veterinary school. The Systemís highly regarded doctoral degree granting universities boast top research programs and attract experts in a variety of fields. SUNY has expanded to include more than 418,000 students enrolled in 6,688 programs of study. All of this was born as our nationís history began, and continues to unfold in a positive and groundbreaking way as the nationís largest and most comprehensive state university system continues to educate New Yorkers, as well as students from across the country and the world.
Today, extensive study abroad opportunities exist, and majors range from childhood education to biomedical engineering. International students from over 160 countries attend a SUNY school. SUNY has also created the SUNY Learning Network, one of the nationís largest distance learning programs which provides educational opportunities to more than 70,000 students through 4,000 courses and offers sixty degree and certificate programs.
SUNY colleges and universities are spread out across New York State, giving prospective students the choice to study amidst beautiful mountains, world-class beaches, Americaís most vibrant and well-known cities, or quaint rural villages. Each region of New York offers unparalleled attractions that draw more than 418,000 students to SUNY universities, colleges, and two-year schools. All across New York State, you will find great places to live and learn.
Southern New York State offers students an opportunity to study near hundreds of museums, restaurants, cafes, clubs and theatres in Manhattan, the heart of New York City. They shop on Fifth Avenue, explore diverse ethnic neighborhoods, spend afternoons at the world-renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art, or attend concerts at Carnegie Hall. You may choose to study on Long Island, where you are a short commute to New York City but also benefit from a less bustling atmosphere and close proximity to picturesque beaches. You can visit the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in the Catskill and Hudson Valley regions north of New York City. In winter, ski Hunter Mountain.
In central New York, beautiful bike routes are abundant along the Erie Canal Heritage Trail. Students often visit the Finger Lakes region, where you will find cozy inns, spectacular gorges and waterfalls, and Taughannock Falls State Park.
Head further west toward Buffalo and visit Niagara Falls, the first state park in the nation. The Falls attract hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the globe each year. Going back east and a little north you will encounter the Adirondacks, and its soaring peaks and crystal-clear lakes, where recreational opportunities abound. Just south of the Adirondacks, young adults love to sample the sophisticated nightlife of Saratoga Springs and visit the townís prestigious race track. About twenty minutes away, youíll find Albany, the capital of the Empire State. While in the Capital Region, visit the New York State Museum, see a show at the stately Palace Theatre. Whichever SUNY institution you choose, you will be in New York State and its world-famous attractions.
SUNY campuses are located across New York State in urban, suburban, and rural areas. From Long Island to Buffalo, from Plattsburgh to Binghamton and everywhere in-between you'll find a SUNY campus.
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