Tuition & Fees

$9,650

$19,300

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,824
Declined + 4,891
Total Received 10,715
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Public

7,150

undergraduate students

854

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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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
55%
400-499
25%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
56%
400-499
23%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
52%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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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 8,004
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: 17,599), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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

 
14 fraternities 6% of male students
 
10 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
55%
400-499
25%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
56%
400-499
23%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
52%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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 November 5
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,824
Declined + 4,891
Total Received 10,715

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,670
Room & board $14,028
Additional fees $2,980
Books & supplies $800
Total $24,478
Average Financial Aid - $11,290
Total with Avg. Aid $13,188

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,290

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,472,378
State $12,420,380
Institutional $3,707,772
Other external $509,619
Total $30,110,149

Non-need-based

Federal $5,590
State $103,865
Institutional $2,032,073
Other external $266,243
Total $2,407,771

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA), SUNY Athletic Conference (Division III), New York State Collegiate Track Conference
Mascot
Lakers
School colors
green and gold
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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
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
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

89%

7,150
students

Female
50%
3,582

Male
50%
3,568

Graduate

11%

854
students

Female
61%
522

Male
39%
332

undergraduateFull-time

96%

6,868
students

Female
51%
3,435

Male
49%
3,433

undergraduatePart-time

4%

282
students

Female
53%
147

Male
47%
135

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
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

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

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) Recommended of All
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
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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

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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