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I was able to complete three degrees while serving full time on active-duty military service. ~ Derek Jefferson '07, '10, '20 Chief Warrant Officer FOUR Force Communications Officer, Commander Task Force FIVE SIX, United States Navy

Jefferson said when colleges came back to him with credit evaluations, SUNY Empire gave him more credit than any of the others. He finished up his associate degree and, shortly thereafter, was one of 10 chief petty officers to be selected to the Navy’s advanced education voucher program, which paid for his SUNY Empire bachelor’s degree in information technology. In 2020, Jefferson earned his master’s degree.
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Our Students by the Numbers

18,000
STUDENTS

18% BETWEEN AGES 18-24
67% BETWEEN AGES 25-49
14% BETWEEN AGES 50-64
<1% 65 AND OLDER
MORE THAN
50%
OF SUNY EMPIRE'S
STUDENTS HAVE
CHILDREN
AT LEAST
85%
WORK PART TIME
WHILE ATTENDING
SUNY EMPIRE
57,000
CREDITS
AWARDED FOR WORK AND LIFE EXPERIENCE IN 2019
MORE THAN
50%
WORK FULL TIME
WHILE ATTENDING
SUNY EMPIRE
AT LEAST
40%
ARE FIRST-
GENERATION
COLLEGE STUDENTS
400
STUDENTS SERVE
ON ACTIVE-DUTY
AS MEMBERS OF THE
U.S. ARMED FORCES
650
STUDENTS ARE
VETERANS OF
THE U.S. ARMED
FORCES

Modern-day Student Life

You don’t need a traditional campus to experience student life. At SUNY Empire, you’ll engage beyond your classroom—online and in person at retreats, residencies, and statewide student events.

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Tools for Academic Success

Access online learning resources critical to your success—from online tutoring and live chats with librarians to writing assistance and study skills workshops. You’ll also find learning resources and services available at your local SUNY Empire location.

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Transfer Students Are Eligible.

During the 2020-2021 academic year, the SUNY Empire EOP will accept 60 eligible transfer students from the Buffalo and Rochester, NY areas. The first step in your application process is to create an account on our website. Click the “Apply Here” button below to get started.

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Resources for Career Advancement

Learn how to put your best self forward. Whether you’re a current student or a SUNY Empire graduate, you’ll find online and in-person assistance, skills workshops, databases, and more through our Career Services office.

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Get Involved

Take part in any of our 18+ student clubs and organizations located statewide. Interested in music? Multicultural issues? Sports? Business? We’ve got clubs for those. If you don’t see a club that meets your interests, start one!

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Equal Opportunity for All

SUNY Empire ensures that students with disabilities can participate fully in all aspects of their college education. We work with students with disabilities to coordinate support programs that provide equal access to college services, programs and activities.

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Information for Military Families & Veterans

Meet with our Office of Veteran and Military Education to learn about special programs and services for veterans and active-duty military and their spouses—from pre-application advising and pre-evaluated degree plans to tuition discounts and more.

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Modern-day Student Life

You don’t need a traditional campus to experience student life. At SUNY Empire, you’ll engage beyond your classroom—online and in person at retreats, residencies, and statewide student events.

Learn More »

Tools for Academic Success

Access online learning resources critical to your success—from online tutoring and live chats with librarians to writing assistance and study skills workshops. You’ll also find learning resources and services available at your local SUNY Empire location.

Learn More »

Transfer Students Are Eligible.

During the 2020-2021 academic year, the SUNY Empire EOP will accept 60 eligible transfer students from the Buffalo and Rochester, NY areas. The first step in your application process is to create an account on our website. Click the “Apply Here” button below to get started.

Apply Here»

Resources for Career Advancement

Learn how to put your best self forward. Whether you’re a current student or a SUNY Empire graduate, you’ll find online and in-person assistance, skills workshops, databases, and more through our Career Services office.

Learn More »

Get Involved

Take part in any of our 18+ student clubs and organizations located statewide. Interested in music? Multicultural issues? Sports? Business? We’ve got clubs for those. If you don’t see a club that meets your interests, start one!

Learn More »

Equal Opportunity for All

SUNY Empire ensures that students with disabilities can participate fully in all aspects of their college education. We work with students with disabilities to coordinate support programs that provide equal access to college services, programs and activities.

Learn More »

Information for Military Families & Veterans

Meet with our Office of Veteran and Military Education to learn about special programs and services for veterans and active-duty military and their spouses—from pre-application advising and pre-evaluated degree plans to tuition discounts and more.

Learn More »

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