SAT/ACT Testing Requirement Suspended for 2021-2022
Binghamton supports SUNY's decision to temporarily suspend SAT/ACT standardized testing requirements for students applying for spring 2021, fall 2021 and spring 2022. For more details, review our Test-Optional FAQ page.
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A first-year applicant is someone currently enrolled in high school. If you've taken college-level credits during high school, you're still considered a first-year applicant. If you haven't taken college-level work since high school graduation, you're also a first year. First-year applicants may apply for early action or regular admission decision.
A transfer applicant is someone who graduated from high school and has completed (or will have completed) at least one three-credit college course prior to the semester of planned enrollment.
An international applicant is someone who is not a U.S. citizen and who currently holds or will obtain an F or J Visa to study in the United States as a freshman or transfer student.
Current / Returning / Non-degree
A current student is a Binghamton University undergraduate student who wishes to either: 1) transfer to another school within the University or 2) obtain a double degree.
A returning student is someone who has been out of school for three or more consecutive major semesters and wishes to re-enroll in the same program of study.
A non-degree student (also called non-matriculated or continuing education student) is someone who isn't enrolled in a degree-earning program and is taking courses just to learn, not to earn a degree.
Check the Status of Your Application
Once you've applied, you should regularly check the status of your application.
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Addressing COVID-19 in your application
We understand that you may have had unusual experiences in schooling and other areas of your life due to the coronavirus pandemic. We encourage you to use the space provided on your application to share with the admissions committee how these experiences may have impacted you.