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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.

Website: www.geneseo.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,240
Undergraduate
Students
(62.2%) 3,258 Women
(37.8%) 1,982 Men
104
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,454
Out-of-state: $36,364
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,927
Out-of-state: $18,837
Room and Board
$14,018
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Freshman Award
$10,664
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,666
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
249
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 13% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Geneseo Population
7,939
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
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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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.0% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
8.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.2% White
2.6% Unknown
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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