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New York State

With 64 campuses spread out across the entire state of New York, it is no wonder that the State University of New York (SUNY) has attracted 600,000 students in credit-bearing classes. 

And with Morrisville State College’s prime location almost directly in the geographic center of the state, our students are in a location that can’t be beat.  Whether you wish to visit peaceful nature preserves, participate in outdoor sports, or explore urban metropolis’, New York State has something to offer you.

MORRISVILLE STATE COLLEGE - Situated in beautiful Central New York, the Morrisville State College (MSC) campus is a picture-perfect setting to enjoy in all four seasons.  With 185 acres, the Morrisville campus includes more than 50 buildings, multiple athletic fields and an additional 565 acres of farm and woodlands.

  • 01 Key Facts

    01 Key Facts

    New York State is the only state to have more than one Ivy League school

    Despite its size, New York State is easy to navigate.  With more than 10 international airports and additional international airports in bordering states, along with Amtrak train service and innumerous bus lines, transportation within the US and internationally is stress-free.

    Morrisville State College Activities coordinator will plan and organize events on campus and throughout the state, providing opportunities to explore your surroundings. Events include everything from sporting events to museum visits to competitive athletic activities with students from neighboring universities.

    Morrisville State College supports the environment through sustainable practices.  As a student on campus you will benefit from the environment saving efforts that Morrisville practices.  From use of sustainable energy sources, farm-to-table foods grown by students on campus and used in dining areas and much more!

  • 02 Top attractions
    The High Line

    02 Top Attractions

    People are attracted to New York State throughout the year for entertainment and culture including (but certainly not limited to):

    • Hot air ballooning above many of New York State’s attractions- including New York City!
    • Scenic railroads through some of New York State’s must stunning landscapes and modern towns
    • Exploring the landscape paradise that is the Adirondacks: Whitewater rafting and any number of winter sports including skiing, tobogganing, sledding, ice hockey, snowshoeing and much more
    • Rides on iconic carousels
    • Local farmer’s markets where you can purchase fresh from the garden fruits and vegetables
    • Motorsports parks
    • Caves and caverns
    • Discovering New York City’s five boroughs and their countless charms, like Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg, the Bronx Zoo, or Museum Mile in Manhattan
    • Climbing to the top of the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty in New York City
    • The New York Yankees, New York Mets and numerous minor league teams
    • 5 National and International Hall of Fames: Baseball, Boxing, Distance Running, Professional Wrestling, Women's Rights
  • 03 Shopping and Transportation
    Downtown New York

    03 Shopping and Transportation

    With the free MAX Shop ‘N Ride shuttle service, you will have quick and easy access to visit area retailers, malls and shopping centers as well as entertainment outlets.  Special weekend trips to Destiny USA mall in Syracuse- hosting over 200 merchants to serve you!

    Morrisville provides students with transportation around campus if you don’t feel like walking.  To view more a detailed schedule of Morrisville's Daily Shuttle, click here.

    New York State hosts 10 international airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia International Airport, Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Albany International Airport, Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Stewart International Airport, Plattsburgh International Airport, Greater Rochester International Airport, Watertown International Airport, Niagara Falls International Airport.  There are also innumerous regional airports, in close locations ideal for domestic travel or connections.

    New York City is only a 1 hour flight away, or a 4 hour drive, easy and convenient to do over a break or even a weekend.

    Amtrak, Greyhound, and Megabus all offer convenient service within New York as well as inter-state.  


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