Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.66
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.79 / 4.00 Dr. Malika Carter
Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
65

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
36

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
28

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
81

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

ESF participates in the "Say Yes to Education" program, which provides full-tuition scholarships to every low-income student graduating from the Syracuse City School District. See www.sayyessyracuse.org

ESF also participates in the "Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)," which provides extra monetary and academic support to students who are disadvantaged both financially and academically. Specific support is provided through EOP grants and directed orientation, tutoring, and other support programming.


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

List of resources to connect with students who are parents:

https://fallfaster.wixsite.com/syrgradswithchildren

Information about the lactation room on the ESF campus and all-gender bathrooms as outlined by the ESF Women’s Caucus:

https://www.esf.edu/womenscaucus/documents/bathrooms.pdf

Online information on the brief history and overview of related issue of childcare, breastfeeding, and related issues as outlined by the ESF Women’s Caucus:

http://www.esf.edu/womenscaucus/faq.htm#Is_ESF_breastfeeding_friendly


Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
100

Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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