Tuition & Fees

$8,440

$18,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
57%
400-499
12%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
60%
400-499
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
57%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,192
Declined + 6,222
Total Received 13,414
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Public

7,081

undergraduate students

905

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Broadcasting/mass Communication
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2543
ACT 2942

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Location

School Facts

SUNY College at Oswego, founded in 1861, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. Its 696-acre campus is located in Oswego, 35 miles northwest of Syracuse, on the shore of Lake Ontario.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,986
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Oswego, NY

696-acre campus in Oswego (population: 17,465), 35 miles from Syracuse; branch campus in Phoenix. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Syracuse. School operates campus shuttle. Public transportation serves campus.

SUNY — Oswego
7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 6% of male students
 
11 sororities 5% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
57%
400-499
12%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
60%
400-499
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
57%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,192
Declined + 6,222
Total Received 13,414

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Daniel Griffin
Director of Admissions
P: 315 312-2250
F: 315 312-3260
admiss@oswego.edu

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,359

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,870
Room & board $14,140
Additional fees $1,570
Books & supplies $800
Total $23,380
Average Financial Aid - $11,359
Total with Avg. Aid $12,021

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,273,650
State $13,133,365
Institutional $4,628,479
Other external $687,155
Total $33,722,649

Non-need-based

Federal $11,208
State $166,781
Institutional $1,864,031
Other external $116,737
Total $2,158,757

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 315 312-2248
F: 315 312-3696
finaid@oswego.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Mark C. Humbert
Director of Financial Aid
mark.humbert@oswego.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Argentine Tango, Dance, Fishing, Paintball, Step Team, Swing Dance

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Athletic Directors

Susan Viscomi (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA), SUNY Athletic Conference, New York State Collegiate Track Conference
Mascot
Lakers
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Business Administration
Adolescent Education
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Mathematical Economics
Applied Mathematics
Art
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcasting
Broadcasting/Mass Communications
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood/Special Education
Cinema/Screen Studies
Cognitive Sciences
Communications Studies
Computer Science
Counseling Services
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Geochemistry
Geology
German
Global/International Studies
Graphic Design
Graphic Design/Digital Media
Health Services Administration
History
Human Development
Human Resources Management
Human Services/Counseling
Human/Computer Interaction
Industrial Training/Development
Information Sciences
Journalism
Language/International Trade
Linguistics
Literacy Education
Literacy Education 5-12
Literacy Education Birth-Grade 6
Management Accounting
Management Sciences
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Meteorology
Music
Operation/Information Systems
Philosophy
Philosophy/Psychology
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/Human Computer Interaction
Public Justice
Public Relations
Reading Education
Risk Management/Insurance
School Administration/Supervision
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Strategic Communication
Teaching English Education to Speakers of Other Languages
Technology Education
Technology Management
Theatre
Vocational Teacher Education
Vocational/Technical Education
Wellness Management
Zoology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Broadcasting/mass Communication
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

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

7,986

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

7,081
students

Female
50%
3,527

Male
50%
3,554

11%

905
students

Female
61%
550

Male
39%
355

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

6,767
students

Female
50%
3,363

Male
50%
3,404

5%

314
students

Female
53%
164

Male
47%
150

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Sri Lanka
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Gabriela Lozanova
Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar Services
315 312-2118
intled@oswego.edu

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