Binghamton University: “From breadth through depth to perspective”March 20th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by GD
Binghamton University or State University of New York at Binghamton was established in 1946. It provides post secondary public education. The main campus of the university is located in Vestal, New York, whereas a new centre has been opened in Binghamton. It presently consists of six colleges and schools with around 14000 undergraduate and graduate students.
The university comprises of the following schools and colleges:
1. College of Community and Public affairs
2. Harpur college of Arts and Sciences
3. Decker school of Nursing
4. School of Education
5. School of Management
6. Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science.
The Binghamton university campus houses various residential halls. These halls are grouped into seven communities. The university offers more than eighty undergraduate courses and around thirty graduate courses. They also offer various dual degree programs which allow the student to complete both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in a span of five years.
The university comprises of around 120 buildings. They provide various amenities such as housing complexes, indoor Event centre, and academic facilities. They also have an innovative Technologies Complex, the construction of which is yet to be completed. The University has a huge library which provides a large database of information to facilitate research work for students as well as faculty. The campus is also provided with a wireless network, which can be accessed by the students and the staff. This facility is partially funded by the students and is included as the student technology fees.
In 2008, Forbes.com ranked Binghamton University at 119th position in the list of America’s Best colleges. The University truly lives up to its motto: “From breadth through depth to perspective”.
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