SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry is the earliest and greatest college in the United States of America dedicated exclusively to the research of the environment. It is a four-year, public research university situated in Syracuse, New York. Established in 1911, it is a college of State University of New York system. The school provides 24 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs. The student body is constructed of about 1,650 undergraduates and 600 graduate students.
The school is the owner of about 25,000 acres of properties in various ecological systems, such as an island in the St. Lawrence River and a field station in Costa Rica, for learning and investigation. SUNY, College of Environment Science and Forestry competes in USCAA athletics and the school talisman is Oakie the Acorn.
The SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry is positioned 17th in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” category of the 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges.