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The State University of New York Binghamton

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at SUNYB

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By Gender
MalesC-
FemalesC+
By Major
AccountingB+
AnthropologyA
BiologyC
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
ChemistryC+
Computer EngineeringC
Computer ScienceC+
EconomicsD+
EducationC-
Electrical EngineeringC-
Engineering DepartmentC-
EnglishC+
FinanceB
Geography and GeosciencesC-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C
LinguisticsC
MathC-
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Music - Composition/TheoryD-
Music - PerformanceD+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceD
NursingC
OtherC
PhilosophyF
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceC
Political ScienceC+
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalC
PsychologyC
SociologyB-
UndecidedD+
Urban PlanningB-
Video/MediaB+
ZoologyD+

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

State University of New York Binghamton
 C
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

Cornell University
 B
State University of New York College - Geneseo
 C
University Buffalo
 B-
Harvard University
 B+
New York University
 A
Buffalo State SUNY
 B
State University of New York - Albany
 B
F
A+

Surrounding City

Many people from my home town went to Binghamton so I thought it would be a good place. Like the last review said, it was pretty much similar to my hi...Read full comment
... I'm not even sure if the city of Binghamton has a museum (I'm sure it does) but the campus has a friggin' beautiful nature preserve ...Read full comment
... The only real problems it has are basically location (the city and the surrounding areas are considered the most depressed and cheapest areas of ...Read full comment
... There are things to do but one just shouldn't expect it to be like New York city ...Read full comment
... Everyone is always excusing Binghamton and saying "Oh well it's not New York City" but sometimes I wonder why the hell don't we just go to school...Read full comment
... I heard the city had a few hundred thousand people and it was relatively active ...Read full comment
... It's kinda sad how people of the same ethnicity tend to flock together, but I think that's true of people in all schools ...Read full comment
... Binghamton is a prosperous thriving city so there is a lot to do ...Read full comment
... I am not saying that you will necessarily be pressured to drink, just there's absolutely nothing else to do besides drink in the City of Binghamt...Read full comment
... The city of Binghamton ...Read full comment
... The surrounding area, the actual city of Binghamton, is pretty rundown ...Read full comment
... I think that if you are from the northern suburbs of NY (Westchester/Rockland) you are the worst off here because you will not fit in with the Ne...Read full comment
... This isnt the place to come for school spirit but if your from the city you can get lifts easily and good bus service ...Read full comment
... other than that, the entire city of binghamton is one huge shit hole ...Read full comment
... The surrounding city is truly a saddening sight to see ...Read full comment
... The tri-city area of Binghamton/Johnson/Vestal is dead; there's nothing to be done here ...Read full comment
... Though it helps to live in Newing and be from Long Island or the City ...Read full comment
... I mean if you want waste four years of your life studying so you can attend university of sketch city in the Caribbean, go right ahead ...Read full comment
... It's a state school on the East Coast and in a half-dead city like Binghamton; in terms of student and campus life, you can't compare it superfic...Read full comment
... The city of Binghamton is not so great ...Read full comment
... My impression of the student body is that somewhere around 90% is either Jewish (from Long Island or the city) or of Asian descent ...Read full comment
... The city of Binghamton is what you make it ...Read full comment
... The school is fun if you're from long island or surrounding new york city ...Read full comment
... I wish I could have gone somewhere like Manhattan College because that's like 20 minutes away from home and it's in a city ...Read full comment
... The tri-city area of Binghamton/Johnson/Vestal is dead; there's nothing to be done here ...Read full comment
... Do not go here if you are from a big city or even the suburbs of a big city because the upstate life is REALLY, REALLY, REALLY boring ...Read full comment
... Definetly not a city-nightlife kinda place, but theres stuff to do if you go out and find it ...Read full comment
... --No matter what Lois DeFleur and PR may claim, this school feels like it's 50% Long Island, 45% New York City, and 5% "Upstate" (According to...Read full comment
... His/her main goal is to get back to "the city" as soon as humanly possible, and be wasted for most of their time here as to forget that they are ...Read full comment
... I did not know that I was about to hate everything in binghamton: people, food, academics, weather, city, administration, faculty, etc ...Read full comment
... The town was supposed to be cool before the strip malls moved in a few years ago, which took all life out of the city ...Read full comment
... The city is small and can get repetitive but on the bright side most things are half the price they would be in a big city, and there really is ...Read full comment
... The city has some unsafe neighborhoods because they haven't had a lot of jobs in Binghamton for about 30 years ...Read full comment
... I also learned the cold hard lesson that just because people live in New York City that does not mean that they are openminded and accepting ...Read full comment
... Area/Social Life: Binghamton is a dying city ...Read full comment
... If you do not care about the atmosphere, climate, local economy, what the campus looks like, how faculty get along or treat each other, whether t...Read full comment
... My only real complaint of Binghamton is the city itself ...Read full comment
... never seen so many jews, asians, gangsta assholes from the city in one place ...Read full comment
... Binghamton might not be the prettiest campus or city, but some great people go here and the education really is high quality ...Read full comment
... Binghamton's city is eh ...Read full comment
... New York residents please go somewhere else and let this city die and never come back ...Read full comment
... Overall, Binghamton's greatest weakness is its distance from a major city, because urban schools tend to have closer relationships to both start...Read full comment
... The city itself if certainly not beautiful, but it is very inexpensive to live and has everything that a college student could ever need close en...Read full comment
... You've definitely got to look for the right kind of people, because there is a huge variety of people in terms of ethnicity, interests, abilities...Read full comment
... The city itself if certainly not beautiful, but it is very inexpensive to live and has everything that a college student could ever need close en...Read full comment
... That Ivy thing is such bullshit too considering how hideous this monstrocity we call 'campus' is ...Read full comment
... The people together with the great campus life more than make up for the city ...Read full comment
... It might not be in a huge city like New York, or on the beach like in California, but with a positive attitude Binghamton can be the best 4 years...Read full comment
... While the city of Binghamton is not the best place to hang out during the day time, there is always something to do at night ...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" ...Read full comment
... I always complained about how the area was boring and there was nothing to do at night but drink, but in reality, even in New York City everybody...Read full comment
... The weather is dreary and cold, the campus is a sprawling, hideous monstrocity, and just a touch too big (a good 10-minute walk to the gym, and ...Read full comment
... The City of Binghamton is several miles away and is even more depressing ...Read full comment
... It's the city ...Read full comment
... ) If you’re coming here, you have to be willing to accept - and accept immediately - that this is not New York City ...Read full comment
... This isnt the place to come for school spirit but if your from the city you can get lifts easily and good bus service ...Read full comment
... I know I will get flamed, and most likely banned for this post along with the post taken down, but there is not enough information on the pros vs...Read full comment
... People here don't like it mostly because of the cold weather in the winter, and the city of Binghamton is not the typical college town ...Read full comment
... If you care more about campus life than city life you will probably like Binghamton and if you care more about city life you will ultimately bore...Read full comment
... If you're from NYC or westchester like most students here, let's face it, the city of binghamton is not going to match that in regards to social...Read full comment
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