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The State University of New York Binghamton

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at SUNYB

By Gender
By Major
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentC+
Geography and GeosciencesB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringC
Music - Composition/TheoryA-
Music - PerformanceA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA-
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalB+
Urban PlanningA

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Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

State University of New York Binghamton
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Binghamton is not a top school for engineering, but it is well connected in the aerospace/defense, chip manufacturing, and finance fields, with strong...Read full comment
Like anywhere else you go for school, the college experience is what you make of it. If you're going to be quiet and stay home every night and not mak...Read full comment
Typical Binghamton student: Rich spoiled Jewish person from Long Island who thinks he/she is tough and cool because of their hardknock hardcore suburb...Read full comment
In the Watson School of Engineering you notice that unless you're majoring in a science or nursing most people go out every night. The people in scie...Read full comment
Binghamton is a great university set in a not-so-great backdrop. The city of Binghamton is what you make it. Sure it's cold and ugly, but really, who ...Read full comment
I found myself disappointed with Binghamton after two years and transferred out. In retrospect, I have realized there are a lot of good things as well...Read full comment
Seriously, ignore at least 75% of the negative reviews on this Web site. This Web site alone nearly put me off considering Binghamton as a viable choi...Read full comment
the engineering program that I am in is good. other than that, the entire city of binghamton is one huge shit hole. everyone around town is either fat...Read full comment
I don't go to binghamton and I never would. I'm actually an engineer at the nearby Lockheed Martin-Owego but I thought I'd give my opinion of Binghamt...Read full comment
I'm graduating from Binghamton at the end of this coming December, and I can comfortably say that I'm proud to call Binghamton my alma mater. I transf...Read full comment
... However, most frat members eat their meals in the mini-mall cafeteria at the student union, so there usually isn’t much competition for tables...Read full comment
SUNY B is Long Island moved upstate, all spoiled, apathetic and vapid people from that corner of the state. The town was supposed to be cool before t...Read full comment
Wow, I can't believe all of the negative comments. Here's my much more positive perspective. I lived in Hinman, and had a very different experie...Read full comment
Some of the liberal arts classes are jokes. If you get a good professor, it will be a good experience but some of the teachers are really mediocre. Th...Read full comment
... Stupid small competitions go by unnoticed and the major ones are exclusive to upperclassmen ...Read full comment
Based on the lack of student intellect here, if this is the so-called "Ivy of the SUNY's" I'd hate to see what the other SUNY's are like! That Ivy thi...Read full comment
Yuck! I really hate this place with a violent passion. Do not go here if you are from a big city or even the suburbs of a big city because the upstate...Read full comment
I transferred from a community college to Binghamton. The overall quality of education was higher at the community college, with a more enthusiastic a...Read full comment
This is advice and review. Engineering isn't the best major here but you can get good grades easily so job opportunities are better compared to if you...Read full comment
Binghamton '03, I came to Binghamton in the Spring of '00 and graduated in Fall of 2004 with a double major in History and Political Science. Ac...Read full comment
Binghamton is a great school that provides many academic and social opportunities. The weather can be annoying at times but overall it is not a proble...Read full comment
Binghamton University has been an overall positive experience (so far). The business management and administration program has proven to be top-notch....Read full comment
SUNY Bing is an affordable school. Since it is a public state school and the fact that it's NYS, Binghamton U. does not have a huge budget to work wi...Read full comment
... This shows the dedication and competition within the student body ...Read full comment
You can have loads of fun. t is an extension of high school. Did you go to NY high school and like it? This will be the same except with easier gradin...Read full comment
If you are planning to take engineering at this school, don't. Faculty/Course: I'm a freshman. The current division I'm in is Engineering Design b...Read full comment
When I was looking at colleges, my mother told me I was never going to find one that fit all the criteria that I was looking for. That was until I got...Read full comment
... Just do the assigned work and you can get great grades without really stressing out because its not like theres much competition ...Read full comment
I know this an old thread but I wanted to speak out. I am a student at Binghamton University, and have been for a year and a half. I have also trav...Read full comment
Binghamton was a bit of a surprise to me. I visited the school in the summer and the weather was nice. I heard the city had a few hundred thousand p...Read full comment
I am transferring out of here after this semester and am literally counting down the days until I can leave this horrid place. Binghamton is just such...Read full comment
I went to Binghamton with the impression that it was one of the highest academically for a state school, and rather diverse. I did not have a chance t...Read full comment
Where to begin..... This school is absolutely horrible in every way. I like my friends, but I'm pretty sure I could've gone somewhere else and sti...Read full comment
Sorry, but Binghamton just plain sucks. The administration is greedy. They claim that they've had to put freshman into "triples" (3 people stuffed int...Read full comment
I recently graduated Binghamton, and I think it was the best choice for me. I met some amazing people and made friends that I will probably have my wh...Read full comment
I am not a student but have worked there. If you do not care about the atmosphere, climate, local economy, what the campus looks like, how faculty get...Read full comment
I've been here a year and a half and I just can't seem to like this place. Sure Binghamton has a solid reputation and it's cheap, but that's about it....Read full comment
First off- if you don't drink, don't come to Binghamton. I am not saying that you will necessarily be pressured to drink, just there's absolutely noth...Read full comment
Binghamton- You get what you pay for I transferred to Bing 2 years ago and it hasn?t really been a pleasant experience. The classes have a lot of poi...Read full comment
Don't go here, unless you want to be treated like a second-class citizen for not being from Long Island or "the City". Even being from a place like Ro...Read full comment
Hey, for all of you guys that are using this site to help make your decision about Binghamton, I personally highly reccomend it. If you're from NYC o...Read full comment
Binghamton is a great school, especially considering that you are paying the SUNY price. It was never my first choice when deciding where to go to col...Read full comment
Some classes are hard, some are not. Some teachers, especially in the sciences, don't speak English well. Most classes are really big, especiall...Read full comment
This is advice and review. Engineering isn't the best major here but you can get good grades easily so job opportunities are better compared to if you...Read full comment
Don't let the 54% female statistic fool you - THERE ARE NO SINGLE GIRLS AT BINGHAMTON. Unless you look like a movie star and are over 6 feet tall, YOU...Read full comment
I found Binghamton U to be a fairly good school. The students are not the most friendly, but you can always find people with whom you click. As for al...Read full comment
I am an international student and going to SUNY Binghamton was the biggest mistake I have ever made in my entire life. I did not know that I was about...Read full comment
Binghamton University is excellent. The town is not that bad. There are things to do but one just shouldn't expect it to be like New York city. also t...Read full comment
Bing is fine. It has a huge inferiority complex because it was many people's safety school, and because campus is isolated and boring, weather is drow...Read full comment
Originally I was worried about the size of the school at first, with an undergrad body of 1200. Within in a few weeks of being up at school I was seei...Read full comment
A great education for the money, without a doubt. Definetly not a city-nightlife kinda place, but theres stuff to do if you go out and find it. Same g...Read full comment
Binghamton is a very hard school to feel any connection to. It is very big and impersonal. You are nothing but a number here. The administration cares...Read full comment
The school is fun if you're from long island or surrounding new york city. It's more of a big school so its hard to get to know people. Mountainvi...Read full comment
Binghamton over all is a really good school. It had great opportunities, great extra-cirricular activities, great classes, and loads of other great re...Read full comment
Let me describe what life at Binghamton is like: --4600 guys, 5400 girls. 5000 of those girls have boyfriends. 400 of them think they are too good ...Read full comment
Binghamton is a great school, especially considering that you are paying the SUNY price. It was never my first choice when deciding where to go to col...Read full comment
I am absolutely glad that I chose to attend Binghamton University. There is a huge plethora of things to do here on campus. I believe there about 170-...Read full comment
... Stupid small competitions go by unnoticed and the major ones are exclusive to upperclassmen ...Read full comment
I've reviewed Binghamton on this site a few times and read others' reviews. To be totally fair, it seems like you either love it or hate it here. Pers...Read full comment
The weather here will drive you to suicide. The food is so bad itll suck body weight off you like a concentration camp. Institutionally the campus is ...Read full comment
The State University of New York Binghamton
The State University of New York Binghamton

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