Binghamton University, which is part of the State University of New York, enrolls approximately 17,200 undergraduate and graduate students, including more than 5,000 students of color and 1,500 international students from 100 countries. The campus is located on 887 acres (including a 350-acre nature preserve) above the Susquehanna River and received the highest “green” rating in the Princeton Review’s ranking of colleges by environmental sustainability. Greater Binghamton is a metropolitan area of about 250,000 with an affordable cost of living and excellent schools. There are many outdoor and cultural activities demonstrating a unique blend of urban and rural appeal. The employment base of the region is dominated by electronics and health care.