Originally founded in 1912 as the New York State School of Agriculture on Long Island, Farmingdale State College is now a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Farmingdale State is the only public college on Long Island to offer a comprehensive base of programs in the applied sciences and technology. The school's stated academic mission is "to provide students with a broad academic foundation, which includes an appreciation of culture, ethics, aesthetics, citizenship, cultural diversity, and the interrelationships among the applied arts and sciences, technologies, and society."
Students living in university housing or an off campus apartment at Farmingdale State have access to the college's 35 different degrees spread among its four schools - the School of Engineering Technology, the School of Business, the School of Arts & Sciences, and the School of Health Sciences. Among some of the popular degrees are aviation, criminal justice, English, nursing, business, visual communications, chemistry, architecture/construction and automotive.
Farmingdale's historic campus includes the Cutler and Hicks' WPA Murals, painted in 1936 during the height of the Great Depression commissioned by the Works Progress Administration, and the Memorial Oak, planted in 1921 in honor of the soldiers who fought in World War I. Student living and university living at Farmingdale State also places students within commuting distance of New York City, which can be accessed by a short drive or train ride.
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