SUNY Oswego

Oswego, NY

SUNY Oswego

Oswego, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,651

$18,561

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
590
25th
510
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,459
Declined 3,818
Total Received 12,277
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Public

7,926

undergraduate students

1,264

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

SUNY 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,190
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

SUNY Oswego
7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY
13126

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
590
25th
510
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,459
Declined 3,818
Total Received 12,277

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,186

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Housing $8,790
Food $5,300
Additional fees $1,581
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $23,741
Average Financial Aid - $9,186
Total with Avg. Aid $14,555

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,259,980
State $13,167,941
Institutional $4,625,022
Other external $822,441
Total $33,875,384

Non-need-based

Federal $11,208
State $141,695
Institutional $1,852,655
Other external $152,297
Total $2,157,855

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Argentine tango, dance, fishing, paintball, step team, swing dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA), SUNY Athletic Conference, New York State Collegiate Track Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes
Communication Management and Strategic Communications. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs. yes
Electrical and Computer Engineering. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geochemistry. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language Teacher Education. yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Computer Interaction. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Insurance. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Linguistics. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes
Mathematical Economics. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Meteorology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Philosophy, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Science/Technology Management. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Sound Arts. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technical Teacher Education. yes yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Women's Studies. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • 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

9,190

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

7,926
students

Female
50%
3,986

Male
50%
3,940

14%

1,264
students

Female
62%
789

Male
38%
475

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

6,895
students

Female
50%
3,454

Male
50%
3,441

13%

1,031
students

Female
52%
532

Male
48%
499

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nepal
Repulic Of Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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