Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $3,200
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO

Office for Veterans Services

The Office of Veterans Services helps applicants navigate the admissions, registration and financial aid process. This office is the primary point of contact for all veteran and reservist applicants wanting to attend Farmingdale State College.

Eric Farina, Director of Veterans Affairs
Roosevelt Hall, Room 109 
631-794-6168
farinaed@farmingdale.edu

Eric Farina is the Director of Veterans Services at Farmingdale State College. His office is in Roosevelt Hall room 109. Eric was a public school teacher for eight years in Atlanta, before returning to Long Island.  He has taught as an adjunct professor in history at Suffolk Community College's Ammerman campus in Selden, LI.  He holds a BA in History from Long Island University and an MA in Military History from American Public University.  He has 13 years of military service in all components of the US Army: Active, Reserve, National Guard and The Active Guard-Reserve program. In his current position he serves as an infantry section leader in Delta company, 69th Infantry.

As the largest of SUNY’s colleges of technology (10,000+ students), Farmingdale State College equips students with the resources and knowledge sought by today’s emerging industries. Offering both bachelor and associate degrees, FSC introduced its first Master’s degree - Technology Management - in 2017.  At FSC, students learn in small, personalized classes and have abundant opportunities for applied learning—internships, clinical training, and guided research—that provide practical instruction and personal growth.

The mission of Farmingdale State College is to deliver exceptional academic and applied learning outcomes through scholarship, research, and student engagement for Long Island and beyond.  The College’s commitment to student-centered learning and inclusiveness prepares graduates to be exemplary citizens equipped to excel in a competitive, diverse, and technologically dynamic society.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 7/yr
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 7/yr
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0/yr

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH
    $3,200
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $7
    In State
    $16
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $11
    In State
    $23
    Out of State
  • Cost Per Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1
Student Population
  • Student Count
    10
    Undergarduate
    54
    Graduate
    136
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    57%
    Population
  • Female
    43%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No ethnic affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accrediation Type
    REGIONAL
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    SEMESTERS
  • Online Undergraduate
    YES
  • Online Graduate
    NO
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    540
    SAT Math
    540
    SAT Critical Reading
    21
    ACT
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