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SUNY College at Oswego, founded in 1861, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. The three SUNY College at Oswego schools (the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and the School of Education) together offer more than 100 major, cooperative, preprofessional and graduate programs. Extensive internship and overseas study options and a college-wide honors program are also available. The school also features an extensive program of student-run organizations and athletic opportunities. Oswego's beautiful 696-acre campus is on the shore of Lake Ontario, 35 miles northwest of Syracuse.

Website: www.oswego.edu/

Public
Co-ed
6,920
Undergraduate
Students
(50.5%) 3,495 Women
(49.5%) 3,425 Men
910
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 12,669 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.35
SAT Math
565 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
565 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,845
Out-of-state: $36,755
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,717
Out-of-state: $18,627
Room and Board
$14,603
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$13,241
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
363
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Oswego Population
18,147
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Syracuse
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
10.6% Black/African-American
13.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
69.9% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.5%
First-Year Students Returning
77.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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