SUNY College at Geneseo, founded in 1871, is a public, multipurpose college of liberal arts and sciences. It enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in New York state. Its 220-acre campus is located in Geneseo, 30 miles south of Rochester, and is one of the smaller of the four-year colleges within the State University of New York system. Geneseo offers a personal atmosphere in which students, faculty and staff are concerned about each other. Most students choose Geneseo for its collegiate environment, excellent curricular offerings and idyllic location. Geneseo gives students the opportunity to study with others who have demonstrated a seriousness of purpose and a high level of academic achievement and to work with faculty on research projects.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
5,240
Undergraduates
1,981
Men - 37.8%
3,260
Women - 62.2%
104
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 10,433 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.62
SAT Math
611 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
608 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,442
Out-of-state: $35,352
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,856
Out-of-state: $18,766
Room and Board
$12,906
Average Percent of Need Met
44%
Average Freshman Award
$10,664
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,666
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
249
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
21%
20-29
26%
30-39
20%
40-49
13%
50-99
7%
Over 100
3%
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Rochester Population
7,939
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Blue Knights
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
5%
Black/African-American
3%
Hispanic/Latino
8.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
78.2%
Unknown
2.6%
International Students
1.1% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
71.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
34%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
34.0%
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