SUNY College Of Agriculture And Technology At Cobleskill

SUNY College Of Agriculture And Technology At Cobleskill

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, also known as SUNY Cobleskill, is located in Cobleskill, New York, United States. It was founded in 1916 as the Schoharie State School of Agriculture. The college settled on its present name in 1987. The college campus spreads across an area of approximately 750 acres. It offers more than 40 associate degree programs and approximately 15 bachelor degree programs in several fields of study. SUNY Cobleskill is divided into the following academic schools:

  • School of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • School of Business
  • School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

SUNY Cobleskill competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association. They are nicknamed the Fighting Tigers and participate in various sports including baseball, soccer, track and field, equestrian, basketball, swimming and diving, volleyball, golf, softball, tennis, cross-country, and volleyball.

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Contacting SUNY Cobleskill

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Cobleskill , NY 12043
General Phone: (518) 255-5525

SUNY Cobleskill Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management79business management, accounting technology, business and related services
Family and Social Work68child care management, social work
Landscaping and Horticulture68ornamental horticulture, plant sciences, agronomy
Agricultural Science and Management62agriculture, agricultural management, agricultural operations, agricultural mechanization
Liberal Arts62liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Conservation and Resource Management53conservation, fisheries sciences, wildlife management
Animal Science and Care42animal science, animal breeding, poultry science
Cooking and Culinary Arts33chef training, restaurant and catering management
Computer Science and Engineering32information science, computer support
Engineering Technician20engineering technician
Hospitality13hotel management, travel services
Photography and Commercial Art9commercial art
Medical Support and Technology7clinical and medical lab science
Mechanics and Repair7diesel mechanics
Medicine4health professions
Science and Laboratory Technician3biology tech, chemical tech
Media1communication studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1EMT paramedic

Number of programs and degrees for SUNY Cobleskill in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree36128
Bachelor's degree20310

SUNY Cobleskill Student Body

In 2007-2008, SUNY Cobleskill had a total enrollment of 2,592 students (2,535 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 51%
Women 49%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 7%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 51%
20-21 28%
22-24 11%
25-29 4%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

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

New York89%
(International Students)3%
New Hampshire1%
New Jersey1%
State unknown1%

SUNY Cobleskill Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %

SUNY Cobleskill Room and Board (2007)

SUNY Cobleskill offers campus housing for 1,890 of its 2,535 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Cobleskill, 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.

SUNY Cobleskill Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460550
SAT Math480550
ACT Composite1923

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT18%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

SUNY Cobleskill Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,611
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,871
Room and board $ 9,010
Room charge $ 5,420
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,690
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,092

Financial Aid:
SUNY Cobleskill participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 285600)

SUNY Cobleskill Faculty

SUNY Cobleskill has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track85
Non-tenured and not on tenure track64

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year31$71,75914$68,248
Associate professoracademic year20$59,30814$57,266
Assistant professoracademic year4$46,0963$48,143
Instructoracademic year5$41,6875$42,128
Lectureracademic year2*1*
All faculty totalacademic year62$62,94937$58,067

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

SUNY Cobleskill Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Northeast Conference
Baseball Northeast Conference
Track Northeast Conference

SUNY Cobleskill Degree Programs (2007)

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

Animal Science And Care
Agricultural Animal Breeding
Animal Sciences, General
Poultry Science

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
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

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

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Ornamental Horticulture
Plant Sciences, General

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

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What Sets SUNY Cobleskill Apart:

% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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% of degrees in agricultural science and management
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 6%SUNY Cobleskill Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in animal science and care
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Number of students
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Top 12%SUNY Cobleskill Number of students
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 12%SUNY Cobleskill % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 12%SUNY Cobleskill % of degrees in family and social work
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 16%SUNY Cobleskill Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Male % of student body
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Top 17%SUNY Cobleskill Male % of student body
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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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Top 17%SUNY Cobleskill % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%SUNY Cobleskill Salaries of full-time faculty

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checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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