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By the Numbers

Student Body (head count)
  • 30,183 (Fall 2016)
  • 20,411 undergraduate
  • 9,772 graduate and professional
Degrees Awarded
  • 9,019 (Fall 2016)
  • 6,213 full-time equivalent employees (2016-2017)
  • 2,443 total faculty (2016-2017)
  • Undergraduate student to undergraduate instructional faculty ratio: 13 to 1 (2016-2017)
  • More than 255,000 in 150 countries
  • More than 135,000 in New York state

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International Student Information

Most international students are on an F1 Visa and there are two types of off campus work authorizations these students can apply for: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) –usually used for internships and Optional Practical Training (OPT) –usually used post-graduation, but may also be used for internships.