The College at Brockport, SUNY – Brockport, USA

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Introduction

The College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY Brockport) is a liberal arts college in Brockport, Monroe County, New York, United States, near Rochester. A constituent college of the State University of New York, it has been ranked by U.S. News in the first tier of Master’s-granting colleges in the Northeast region, and by Kiplinger’s among the top 100 “Best Value” public colleges and universities in the United States.

The College offers 42 undergraduate majors, and boasts 23 NCAA intercollegiate athletic teams, arts and cultural events, and more than 60 clubs and organizations. The 464-acre campus includes recent multimillion-dollar renovations to Smith-Lennon Science Center, Hartwell Hall, Seymour College Union and Harrison Dining Hall, a newly opened 208-bed townhome facility, and a $44-million Special Events Recreation Center opened in 2012. Just over 8,000 students study at the institution.

Programmes of study

The College at Brockport offers a range of programmes of study that include Accounting, Earth Science, Art, History, Computing Sciences, Film Studies, Business and so on. Full details of the majors on offer can be found on the  College at Brockport website. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at Brockport.

Student life

The College at Brockport have over 100 clubs and organizations that fit almost any interest.  They have different events taking place for students to attend to such as Glow Yoga, Shazam Music Competition, Wing Fest and so on.

You can stay or get fit at their award-winning Fitness Center. Take a group fitness class, work with a trainer, get instruction in first aid, or learn how to ice skate. The College at Brockport also produces major theatre productions, music performances, dance concerts, and art exhibits. The events are open the campus community and the public.

Travel

It is recommended that you purchase your flights to Rochester, New York once you have your Letter of Acceptance and the required documents to enter the USA such as: passport; Visa; Study Permit. When you arrive at Greater Rochester International airport it is recommended to take a taxi to Brockport as the service is easy to use, readily available, and there is always someone there to assist you in getting a taxi. The cost to Brockport from the Greater Rochester International airport is approximately $60 plus a 15 percent tip (US $7 to $8). For further information, please see Brockport’s website.

Also, whilst at Brockport, exchange students can use the Campus Shuttle bus. You can also use public transportation, The College at Brockport campus is among the locations serviced by the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority. For more information, please see Brockport’s website.

Accommodation

It is recommend that all exchange students should live on campus because you will be able to build social networks and integrate into the Brockport student community.

You should only apply to live in Residence as an exchange student after you receive your Letter of Acceptance. For more information check out Brockport Residence webpage.

Contact details

Visa information

To take part in this exchange you are responsible for ensuring that you meet US immigration requirements. Further visa information will be provided to all accepted students.

Insurance information

DMU insurance is not sufficient for studying on exchange in the United States of America, and students are required to purchase appropriate medical insurance while attending Brockport. Students can purchase insurance directly from the University, but if you decide to procure this independently we strongly recommend that you check that it meets the levels of cover required Brockport.

Fees and costs

Whilst studying at Brockport, you don’t need to pay any tuition fees. You will be required to pay for the following: registration fee ($35) accommodation, meals and books.

Key Information

  • Departure date: September 2020
  • Return date: June 2021
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £800 (50% of the bursary will be paid after completion of the 1st term)
  • Deadline for application: Monday 20 January 2020 9am