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Suny Cortland

Cortland, New York, United States
The inspiration to be a champion in every aspect of life — that’s the value of the experiences and education at SUNY Cortland. It’s what makes us unique as a college; it’s what contributes to our success in the classroom, on the field and in the wide range of careers our students choose.

Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)



Located atop one of the rolling hills in central New York’s “City of Seven Valleys,” the State University of New York College at Cortland was founded in 1868 as the Cortland Normal School. Among its earliest students is inventor and industrialist Elmer A. Sperry of Sperry-Rand Corp. fame. The original campus, located in downtown Cortland, was destroyed by a fire in 1919.


SUNY Cortland's Undergraduate Research Council serve as a means for the collection and dissemination of information on best practices for undergraduate research and the benefits to students and faculty for being engaged in a broad range of experiential activities.


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Student services

Coordinating billing, posting payments made on student accounts, managing the monthly payment plan, processing financial aid payments and coordinating payments with third-party sponsors. The office also disburses refunds from over payments, determines residency status, manages accounts on hold for past balances, calculates refunds due to withdrawals, oversees the international health insurance enrollment and performs other miscellaneous duties.

Housing services

Move into one of the 18 residence halls at SUNY Cortland, and you join a comfortable, safe, fun and friendly community.

As a freshman, you’re required to live on campus for four semesters. As a new transfer student with at least sophomore credits, you must live on campus for two semesters. 

Choose from high-rise or low-rise buildings, suites or double rooms, quiet floors, wellness floors or an international hall and discover a great home away from home right here.

Library services

Greetings and welcome to SUNY Cortland Memorial Library. When you walk through our doors, you will find the tools and assistance you need to be a successful student or faculty member at SUNY Cortland. The library has computer labs, multimedia studios, books, journals and online resources to help you study, research and entertain yourself. There are comfortable places to study alone or in groups.

ICT services

The library provides you with many different kinds of resources in many different formats. The library isn’t just books but is also digital resources, online resources, journals, and newspapers. The library provides equipment for check-out: laptops, cameras, hard drives and more are available to help you in your studies. 

Medical services

Take advantage of care for short-term medical conditions, such as colds and the flu, immunizations, vaccine clinics, information about emergencies and insurance, illness and disease prevention, education about healthy lifestyles and resources for health-related topics. You can also make an appointment to receive medical attention for acute and chronic illnesses.

Student Life

Campus life

Suny Cortland Campus Services:

  • Student Accounts
  • Student Conduct
  • Student Disability Services
  • Student Health Service
  • Dining Services
  • Career Services
  • Child Care Center
  • College Store
  • Counseling Center

Sports facilities

The goal of the SUNY Cortland Recreational Sports Department is to provide a variety of recreational opportunities that contribute to the physical, emotional and social health of all members of our College community. We will continuously develop programs and activities for our participants to increase their positive use of leisure time, improve their quality of life and encourage them to commit to a lifetime of fitness and recreation participation.

Student clubs

Fraternities and sororities are recognized by the College through the Campus Activities and Corey Union Office. Recognition allows chapters to have a relationship with the College along with active membership and involvement in the Greek system and its governing boards. In order to be recognized by the College, all fraternal organizations must be associated with a National fraternal organization.


State University of New York College at Cortland is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. 

Student Reviews

The Best Four Years.
kayla hughes rated 5 out of 5 stars

Attending SUNY Cortland was the best four years of my life. I received an amazing education and had an amazing overall experience. I learned a lot about life not just within my schooling, I was apart of dance program that helped me with time management and gave me friends that I will have for the rest of my life. I would not change a thing about the time I had.

SUNY Cortland
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I love everything about my college. The atomsphere is extremely accepting. I feel really at home at SUNY Cortland.

Cortland, New York, United States

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