The College at Brockport: State University of New York
New York - United States
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized four-year comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value.
Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Brockport, NY, is a small college town of 8,100 residents located on the historic Erie Canal. Located in Greater Rochester (Monroe County), the campus is 16 miles from downtown, 45 miles east of Buffalo, NY, and is a short drive from the Canadian border. Learn more about Brockport’s history.
Brockport offers 49 undergraduate majors, 50+ master’s degree programs, and teacher certification in 26 areas. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.
The College at Brockport is a true learning community in which students, faculty and staff all contribute to and celebrate the success of others. Every student is recognized as a dynamic, multi-dimensional individual rich with promise. Through the many ways there are to learn, contribute and excel here, we help to awaken the scholar, the athlete, the artist, and the entrepreneur within. Our students are busy – on campus, in the community, and around the world – being active scholars and engaged citizens.
Our accomplished faculty and dedicated staff have the same commitment to student success that their predecessors had in 1835, the year our College was founded. Our 464-acre campus includes classrooms, labs, performance spaces and athletic facilities that meet the latest standards for functionality, design and enjoyment.
As part of the State University of New York system of higher education, The College at Brockport represents one of the greatest values in education today. Committed to accessibility and excellence, we prepare our graduates to lead lives of contribution and meaning. Our alumni go on to serve their communities in every profession and avocation. They continue to be ambassadors for the College through their tireless volunteering, generous financial support and active student mentoring.
We invite you to visit the campus and see firsthand the vitality, scholarship, and breadth of opportunity that defines the College at Brockport.
The College at Brockport awards more than $3 million in scholarships and grants annually to outstanding students thanks to support from our alumni, faculty and friends. Scholarships are awarded to new and continuing students based on academic performance, leadership experience, talent, financial need, and other criteria that are specified by the scholarship donor.
There are several resources for scholarships at The College at Brockport. Below are the offices on campus that provide scholarship assistance.
The Extraordinary Academic Scholarship Program
The Extraordinary Academic Scholarship Program grants scholarships to entering freshmen.The College will automatically award these scholarships as students (including international students) are accepted for fall admission. No separate application or essay is required.Candidates must be first-time freshmen students entering from high school and meet the high school average, class rank and SAT or ACT requirements to qualify. The College awarded more than $2.0 million in 2013-2014 to extraordinary students for excellence in the classroom.