Tuition & Fees

$8,651

$18,431

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
48%
500-599
38%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
45%
500-599
40%
400-499
6%
30-36
17%
24-29
66%
18-23
17%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,360
Declined + 2,429
Total Received 8,789
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Public

5,495

undergraduate students

96

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 2540
ACT 2936

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Location

School Facts

SUNY College at Geneseo, founded in 1871, is a public, multipurpose college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 220-acre campus is located in Geneseo, NY, 30 miles south of Rochester.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,591
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Geneseo, NY

220-acre campus in Geneseo (population: 8,158), 30 miles from Rochester. Major airport serves Buffalo (70 miles); air, bus, and train serve Rochester. School operates transportation to local shops and to Rochester. Public transportation serves campus.

SUNY — Geneseo
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454-1401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 23% of male students
 
15 sororities 33% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
48%
500-599
38%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
45%
500-599
40%
400-499
6%
30-36
17%
24-29
66%
18-23
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(may be waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,360
Declined + 2,429
Total Received 8,789

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Kimberly Harvey
Director of Admissions
P: 866 245-5211
F: 585 245-5550
admissions@geneseo.edu

Financial Aid

36%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,946

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,870
Room $8,126
Board $5,484
Additional fees $1,781
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $23,261
Average Financial Aid - $9,946
Total with Avg. Aid $13,315

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,976,036
State $4,875,509
Institutional $1,470,756
Other external
Total $12,322,301

Non-need-based

Federal $37,360
State $3,908,111
Institutional $3,512,489
Other external $1,217,732
Total $8,675,692
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

State aid form
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 585 245-5731
F: 585 245-5717
finaid@geneseo.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Susan Romano
Director of Financial Aid
romano@geneseo.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
field hockey
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Quidditch, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Guard

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Quidditch, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Guard

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Bocce Ball, Broomball, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Football, Kan Jam, Kickball, Ladder Ball, Pickleball, Racquetball, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Mike Mooney (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreation
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
SUNY Athletic Conference
Mascot
Knights
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Physics
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Biophysics
Black Studies
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Multicultural Education
Childhood/Special Education
Communication
Comparative Literature
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Economics
English
French
Geochemistry
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geophysics
History
International Relations
Mathematics
Music
Music Theatre
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience/Applied Math
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading/Literacy Birth to Adult
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Theatre/English
Women/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,591

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

5,495
students

Female
60%
3,312

Male
40%
2,183

2%

96
students

Female
73%
70

Male
27%
26

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

5,391
students

Female
61%
3,262

Male
39%
2,129

2%

104
students

Female
49%
50

Male
51%
54

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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