Cazenovia is a private, multipurpose college. Founded in 1824, it adopted coeducation in 1983. Its 25-acre campus is located in Cazenovia, 20 miles from Syracuse.

Website: www.cazenovia.edu/

Private
Co-ed
893
Undergraduate
Students
(71.6%) 639 Women
(28.4%) 254 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 1,802 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
443-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480-548 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-23 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,894
Tuition and Fees
$34,630
Room and Board
$13,964
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$36,189
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$35,863
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
56
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Cazenovia Population
2,756
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Syracuse
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
81% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
5.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.1% White
13.5% Unknown
International Students
0.6% from 3 countries
First-Year Students Returning
68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   2
Science   2
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   4
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended August 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for advising
ACT: Used for advising

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
22 Sullivan Street
City, State, Zip
Cazenovia, NY 13035-1084
Phone
(315) 655-7208
Fax
(315) 655-2190
E-mail
admission@cazenovia.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio for art and design students recommended for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
92% of 1,802 applicants were admitted
Women
94% of 1,272 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 530 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
165 (10%) of 1,665 admitted students enrolled
Women
112 (9%) of 1,198 admitted students enrolled
Men
53 (11%) of 467 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.20
3.75 and Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
443-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
5%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
34%
Score of 300 - 400
9%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
480-548 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
35%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
20%
Score of 18 - 23
40%
Score of 12 - 17
40%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 5%
Top quarter: 23%
Top half: 64%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$50,894
Tuition and Fees
$34,630
Room and Board
$13,964
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,300
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002685
Free
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
163 (98.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
159 (97.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
159 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
40 (25.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$36,189
Need-Based Gift
Received by 159 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,666
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 140 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,523
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 12 (7.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
6 (3.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,011

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
679 (95.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
659 (97.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
659 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
144 (21.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$33,543
Need-Based Gift
Received by 659 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,628
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 569 (86.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,915
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 57 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
54 (7.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,125

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$35,863
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Interior Design
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Photography
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Public administration and social services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
56
Part-Time Faculty
62
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Cazenovia Population
2,756
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Syracuse
Campus Size
40 acres

Weather

Temperature
14.2 average low in January, 76.7 average high in September
Rain
171 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
81% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
7%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Wildcat
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, equestrian sports, football, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, activities board, multicultural student group, performing arts, student radio station, yearbook
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
893
Women
639 (71.6%)
Men
254 (28.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
713
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
5.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.1% White
13.5% Unknown
International Students.
0.6% from 3 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
53.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2019 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved."