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EMPIRE EDYOUCATE

Combine your life learning with SUNY Empire’s curriculum to earn an individualized degree built upon your experience, interests, and goals.

Save time and money

At SUNY Empire, we believe students should be awarded credit for verifiable college-level learning and life experience gained outside a traditional classroom. In addition to transfer credit, we offer multiple ways to earn credit for prior learning, saving you time and money on your degree.

  • Professional licensure
  • Standardized exams
  • Volunteer work
  • Military training
  • ...and more

Flexible approaches to learning that suit your schedule and needs.

At SUNY Empire, we understand that our busy students need options for engaging in their education. SUNY Empire students can study in many ways, and what works for you in one term, or for one class, might change in the future. We're committed to helping you find a way to learn that makes sense for where you are right now, and where you want to be in the future. Whether you prefer online instruction, in-person instruction, or a blend of both, we have courses and degree programs that meet your unique needs.

Students by the numbers

Built upon the foundation that education should be accessible to all, SUNY Empire continues to lead the way in providing top notch education no matter where or who you are.

SUNY EMPIRE STORIES

Our students, alumni, faculty, and staff are putting their dreams within reach. Read on — and get ready to be inspired.

3 Reasons You Should Get Your Degree in 2022

Higher education can help you remain resilient in an ever-changing workforce and gain marketable in-demand skills employers seek. Here are three reasons why you should get your degree in 2022:

Turning Rejection into Redirection

After being out of college for more than 20 years, working full time while raising a family, and maintaining a home, Paula McKenna of Rochester, New York, decided it was time to do something important for herself — earn her college degree.

SUNY Empire Celebrates Earth Day 2021 with a Resilience Garden

SUNY Empire’s Resilience Garden will be a Beacon of Light in Uncertain Times

Emad Rahim, ’02, ’03

Journey from Cambodia to College