Morrisville State College

Morrisville State College

Morrisville State College, commonly referred to as MSC and The State University of New York at Morrisville, was established in the year 1908. It is a public institution for higher education and has campuses situated in Morrisville and Norwich in Central New York. MSC offers more than 15 bachelor and associate degrees in diverse areas of study.

MSC's athletics department sponsors men's and women's sports teams. It offers a wide range of athletics programs and opportunities. MSC is member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Mustangs. The Mustangs participate in several sports including men's soccer and women's soccer, men's lacrosse and women's lacrosse, men's basketball and women's basketball, softball, football, and others.

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Morrisville State College
Morrisville , NY 13408
General Phone: (315) 684-6000

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Morrisville State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Animal Science and Care109animal science, dairy science
Liberal Arts105liberal arts and sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management69business management, accounting technology, business and related services
Mechanics and Repair67automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering43computer and info science, information science, computer support
Nursing and Emergency Medicine42registered nursing
Conservation and Resource Management29natural resources management, wood science, natural resources courses
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24sports and fitness management, rehabilitation, dietitian assistant
Engineering Technician24architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, engineering technician
Agricultural Science and Management17agriculture, agricultural management, agricultural operations, aquaculture
Office and Administration9office management, administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts7restaurant and catering management
Construction Trades7construction trades
Hospitality6travel services
Family and Social Work4child care management, community organization
Education and Teaching4elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Medicine3health professions
Landscaping and Horticulture3horticultural science
Architecture and Planning2landscape architecture

Number of programs and degrees for Morrisville State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree45340
Bachelor's degree1328

Morrisville State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Morrisville State had a total enrollment of 3,388 students (2,953 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 54%
Women 46%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 10%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 13%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 42%
20-21 24%
22-24 12%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York90%
(International Students)3%
New Jersey1%
State unknown1%

Morrisville State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %

Morrisville State Room and Board (2007)

Morrisville State offers campus housing for 1,760 of its 2,953 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Morrisville, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Morrisville State Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420520
SAT Math430550
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT56%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Morrisville State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,771
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,631
Room and board $ 8,510
Room charge $ 4,720
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,790
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,160

Financial Aid:
Morrisville State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 285900)

Morrisville State Faculty

Morrisville State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2838
Non-tenured and not on tenure track42

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$65,1596$78,753
Associate professoracademic year19$63,08814$59,106
Assistant professoracademic year42$53,14737$50,770
Instructoracademic year3$47,5074$39,042
Lectureracademic year4$43,5682*
All faculty totalacademic year75$56,05063$54,324

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Morrisville State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football New Jersey Athletic Conference
Basketball Independent Northeast Region
Track Independent Northeast Region

Morrisville State Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Dairy Science

Architecture And Planning
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Community Organization and Advocacy

Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Landscaping And Horticulture
Horticultural Science

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician


Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

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What Sets Morrisville State Apart:

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