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IPEDS ID: 196228
OPE ID: 00992900
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SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street, New York, New York 10036-8003
General information:  (212) 938-4000
Website:  www.sunyopt.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  343 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Other health professions schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty6159
Instructional5959
Research and public service20
Total graduate assistants-11
Instructional-11
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$9,970
In-state fees$376
Out-of-state tuition$18,350
Out-of-state fees$376
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all graduate)343
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Student Gender:
Male: 28%
Female: 72%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 34%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 47%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 8%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other102
Optometry-76
Category total1078
Grand total1078
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)1/1/1976 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs6/19/1976 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs11/16/1977 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs6/2/1992 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs12/1/1995 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs5/12/1998 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs4/5/2001 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs4/16/2002 -  Accredited
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs5/16/2005 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary110
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201120102009
Default rate0.0%1.4%0.0%
Number in default010
Number in repayment717072
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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