The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill has a rich academic tradition that spans nearly 100 years. Today, over 2,500 students are enrolled in the 52 associate and baccalaureate degree programs offered through The School of Agriculture and Natural Resources and The School of Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences. SUNY Cobleskill has consistently been recognized among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report and has been named to the President Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for three consecutive years. It was recently recognized as Military Friendly College by G.I. Jobs magazine. A member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the college has also been recognized among the Princeton Review's 286 Greenest Colleges.
The faculty and staff's commitment to meeting student needs is a hallmark of a Cobleskill education. The college is committed to providing small classes, excellent facilities, and a hands-on learning environment that features extensive experiential learning opportunities through internships and field experiences. A diverse study-abroad program allows students to travel and take classes in a variety of countries while pursuing a Cobleskill degree.
Students live and learn on a modern, 782-acre campus that features outstanding educational facilities, including a contiguous farm with a new equestrian center and 200-cow dairy facility, fish hatchery, specialized classrooms and laboratories, student-run restaurant, nationally accredited child development and child care centers, art gallery, and 10 residence halls. The new Center for Environmental Sciences and Technologies and the $38.7 million Center for Agricultural and Natural Resources, scheduled to open in Fall 2014, symbolize the college's dedication to providing students with state-of-the-art facilities to pursue study in Environmental and Energy Technology, Plant Sciences, Fisheries & Wildlife, and Animal Sciences. The campus is also home to the Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services and the Cobleskill Campus Child Care Center. The academic experience is complemented by a comprehensive student life program that offers campus-wide events, 50 student clubs, and a full array of intramural and intercollegiate athletics. The Fighting Tigers compete at the NCAA Division III level as part of the North Eastern Athletic Conference.
SUNY Cobleskill is the only college of agriculture and technology located in New York State's Tech Valley. Nestled in the rolling hills of Schoharie County, SUNY Cobleskill is 40 minutes west of Albany, the state capital, and only a few hours north of New York City.
With a focus on "Real Life...Real Learning", SUNY Cobleskill produces informed and empowered students who are truly Engaged, Dynamic, and Uncommon global citizens. – less