Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.64
Liaison Beth Klein
Submission Date April 23, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

State University of New York at Cortland
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type (Associate, Baccalaureate, Doctorate, or Master's):
Master's

Institutional control:
Public

Which campus features are present and included in the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Pharmacy school No No
Public health school Yes Yes
Veterinary school No No
Satellite campus Yes No
Hospital No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No

Reason for excluding agricultural school:

NA


Reason for excluding medical school:

NA


Reason for excluding pharmacy school:

NA


Reason for excluding public health school:

NA


Reason for excluding veterinary school:

NA


Reason for excluding satellite campus:

Satellite campus is included


Reason for excluding hospital:

NA


Reason for excluding farm:

NA


Reason for excluding agricultural experiment station:

NA


Narrative:

The State University of New York College at Cortland was founded in 1868, as the Cortland Normal School, which included among its earliest students, inventor and industrialist, Elmer A. Sperry of Sperry-Rand Corporation fame. Over the decades, the Campus expanded, and in 1941, by an act of the Legislature and Board of Regents, the Institution officially became a four-year college providing courses leading to a baccalaureate degree. In 1948, Cortland was a founding member of the State University of New York.

During the fall of 2013, approximately xxx students were pursuing degrees within the College’s three academic divisions – Arts and Sciences, Education, and Professional Studies. Twenty-eight departments, with over 600 faculty, offer the SUNY Cortland student body 60 majors and 38 minors from which to choose.

The College’s main campus covers 191 acres and includes 38 major traditional and modern buildings. Seventeen of these structures are residence halls providing on-campus housing for approximately 3,200 students. SUNY Cortland also operates its Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks, the Hoxie Gorge Nature Preserve outside of Cortland, and the Robert C. Brauer Memorial Education Center on the Helderberg Escarpment near Albany.


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