Empire State College, SUNY
College in Albany, NY
Established in 1971, Empire State College, State University of New York, is one of the university's 13 colleges of arts and sciences, accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. We're uniquely designed to serve adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. The college provides affordable, SUNY degrees onsite at 35 locations in New York state and abroad, as well as entirely online. You choose how, when and where you'll study. When you take courses at Empire State College, you are among the 18, 000 adult learners served annually by the college.
Empire State College, SUNY
read moreJefferson said when colleges came back to him with credit evaluations, SUNY Empire gave him more credit than any of the others. He finished up his associate degree and, shortly thereafter, was one of 10 chief petty officers to be selected to the Navy's advanced education voucher program, which paid for his SUNY Empire bachelor's degree in information technology. In 2020, Jefferson earned his master's degree. You don't need a traditional campus to experience student life. At SUNY Empire, you'll engage beyond your classroom-online and in person at retreats, residencies, and statewide student events.
read moreAs a SUNY Empire student, you'll work with a designated faculty mentor who will serve as your own personal guide and resource - from the day you sit down to design your degree program to the day you walk across the stage at graduation. And your faculty mentor will be there for you online, onsite or wherever and however you choose to study. Every student at Empire State College is assigned a mentor, a faculty member who serves as your own personal guide and resource. Our more than 1,300 full- and part-time faculty come from an impressive array of educational and professional backgrounds, and more than 90 percent of our full-time faculty hold a Ph.
Empire Opportunity Program
read moreThe Empire Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access, academic support, and financial assistance to economically and educationally disadvantaged students who are residents of New York State. The SUNY Empire EOP serves students at all stages of life and learning, full time or part time throughout the state. The SUNY Empire EOP will place a great deal of emphasis on the human element of the process. In addition to the essay, the interview provides a more complete picture of potential students and will further inform our admission decisions.
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read moreWe regularly offer onsite or online information sessions at SUNY Empire locations across New York state. Notice: If you are an out-of-state prospective student, we will gladly set up a phone call to provide you with more information about online study options. To request an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.