Why ESC?

At SUNY Empire State College you can:

  • Pursue an affordable but rigorous academic program
  • Earn a degree from an accredited* arts and sciences college of the State University of New York

Empire State College is dedicated to making it possible for you to earn a degree. We offer flexible study options that remove the barriers of schedules and locations so you can get the education you want.

Find out why Empire State College consistently ranks #1 in student satisfaction among SUNY students and how you can join the more than 78,000 alumni who have earned a degree that is current, relevant and marketable.

*Empire State College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).