Your Degree. Your Way.

Reach Your Goals

“Empire State College has done a perfect job of weaving what I want to do with my life into the curriculum here at school.”

Jason Torreano

There’s More Than One Way To Reach Your Goal.

Want options when it comes to advancing your studies or your career? We’ve got them. Take your education to the next level at SUNY Empire.

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Choose from 12 study areas leading to associate and bachelor’s degrees. Customize your program to match your goals and interests.

Graduate Studies

Go further with one of SUNY Empire’s five graduate programs in business, nursing, education, liberal studies or policy studies.

Nursing and Allied Health

Balance work and family while advancing your career with our nursing and allied health programs.

Military & Veterans

Whether you’re on active duty or a U.S. veteran, SUNY Empire makes it easy for you to earn your degree anywhere, anytime.

International Students

If you live outside the U.S., you can still earn a SUNY Empire degree. Explore our online and onsite options at locations across the globe.

NonDegree Students

Even if you’re not pursuing a degree, you can take courses to prepare for college-level study, stay current in your field or improve your job skills.

By Attending SUNY Empire...

Hear from our students how SUNY Empire's high-quality education combined with faculty and a community committed to their success fully prepares students in their career pathways.

Bringing the Classroom to You

Wherever you live, whatever you’re studying, SUNY Empire puts your classes, your professors and your college degree within reach.

  • student with laptop Online Degree Programs

    SUNY Empire’s faculty members use innovative methods to help you earn an online degree, and they give you the support and guidance you’d expect from a traditional campus. It’s online learning made personal.

  • student with drumset Residencies

    Supplement your online coursework with our three-day, onsite residencies, giving you opportunities to learn in a traditional setting, as well as network and socialize with fellow students and faculty.

  • student with laptop Immersive Cloud Learning

    Immersive Cloud Learning (ICL) combines state-of-the-art video technology with specially designed classrooms that encourage collaboration between faculty and students ?no matter where in the world they are.

  • students writing on clipboards Study Groups

    Delve into your course content in one of SUNY Empire’s in-person or online study groups. These groups are small by design so you can connect with and benefit from peers and professors in a personal, supportive setting.


We’re here to help.

SUNY Empire’s dedicated faculty mentors are ready to work with you to build a degree program and delivery method built around your life.


Take the Next Step

Ready to advance your education and career? There’s no time like the present. Apply now, or learn more about SUNY Empire at one of our information sessions.