About binghamton

Binghamton University is one of America's premier public universities. We attract outstanding students and award-winning faculty who are partners in active discovery — we don't collect knowledge, we create it.

Facts and Figures of Binghamton University:

  • #8 public university and #15 overall in Forbes' Best Value ranking (2016). One of the nation's top 50 public universities for the 18th consecutive year according to U.S. News & World Report. (2015)
  • The on-campus Nature Preserve boasts 190 acres of protected forest and wetlands with hiking/biking/running trails and a six-acre pond.
  • The spacious Anderson Center for the Performing Arts showcases a "transforming," 1,200-seat theater with a retractable rear wall for lawn seating.
  • There are more than 100,000 Binghamton alumni spread across all 50 states and around the world.

Want to find out more about Binghamton University? Please visit http://www.binghamton.edu/about/at-a-glance.html, or you can take a virtual tour of our campus!

Travel to Binghamton:

Greater Binghamton Region:

Nestled at the junction of the Susquehanna and Chenango rivers, the Greater Binghamton region, near the Pennsylvania border and home to a quarter million people, is rich in scenic beauty. It's a safe, friendly and affordable community that offers countless outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities, along with coffee houses, concerts, restaurants and shopping malls. While enjoying the comfort and ease of living in a cozy town, you will also appreciate the easy access to New York City and other major metropolitan areas.

Travel to New York City and other major metropolitan areas:
  1. By bus: Greyhound, ShortLine, Megabua, and Shafer Bus
  2. Rent a car: Enterprise, Budget, Herz, and Avis



Two Students
Aerial shot of Binghamton University
Two Students
Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally at Binghamton in Summer


Last Updated: 12/7/16