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PrometheusFounded 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 Campus

  • During summer 2015, the Department of Nursing moved to its new home after the comprehensive renovation of Lathrop Hall. The facility includes multiple simulation rooms, a 12-bed fundamental lab, an 8-bed assessment lab, a 32-seat computer lab, and a student lounge.
  • A new Liberal Arts Building opened in fall 2014.
  • Off-campus instruction locations include the downtown MetroCenter and Visual Studies Workshop.
  • The Special Events Recreation Center opened in fall 2012. The center has a 5,500-seat capacity and provides recreational and academic space for our students and the community.
  • Athletic facilities include a 10,000-seat outdoor stadium, 2,000-seat ice arena, Clark B. Whited baseball/softball complex, and a fitness center.
  • Tower Fine Arts Center includes a 270-seat Hartwell Dance Theater, 250-seat Rose L. Strasser Dance Studio and two art galleries.
  • The Smith-Lennon Science Center houses the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computational Science, Environmental Science, Biology and Physics.

Student in lab

Enrollment (Fall 2014)

Undergraduate enrollment: 7,040
Graduate enrollment: 1,066


Visit Undergraduate Admissions and The Graduate School for further information on admissions requirements and enrollment statistics.

Tuition and Expenses

View the Cost of Attendance.

Financial Aid 

Eighty-two (82) percent of students receive financial aid.

Academic Scholarships (2013 - 14)

Total Extraordinary Academic Scholars:  496 ($1.9 million total)
Total Brockport Foundation Scholarships: 363 ($355,139 total)

Men's Soccer

Did You Know?

  • The College at Brockport is a NCAA Division III college with 23 varsity sports advancing to NCAA Tournament competition more than 50 times. Our athletic teams also have won more than 65 SUNYAC Championships in 14 different sports.
  • Drake Memorial Library holds 511,605 bound volumes, 28,883 microforms, and 15,305 current online serial subscriptions.
  • 91 percent of the freshman class chooses to live in one of our 12 residence halls. There are a variety of living options to choose from, including our Living Learning Communities and our Townhome Complex for juniors and seniors.
  • The College at Brockport offers 120 study abroad programs in 37 countries on all 7 continents, with approximately 450 students enrolled at the undergraduate level — one of the most expansive programs in the United States.
  • Ellsworth, our College mascot, got his name from the College’s first football coach, Robert Ellsworth Boozer, in 1956.

The Office of Research, Analysis and Planning has additional facts and figures that describe The College at Brockport.

Last Updated 10/9/15