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State University of New York at Oswego

Oswego, NY

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.

Web Sitewww.oswego.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students7,150
   Women3,582 (50.1%)
   Men3,568 (49.9%)
Graduate Students854

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate54% of 10,715 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.50
SAT Math553 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading544 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,131
Out-of-state: $33,781
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,191
Out-of-state: $17,841
Room and Board
$13,740
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Freshman Award$12,366
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$28,676

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
354
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Oswego Population18,147
Nearest Metropolitan AreaSyracuse
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
8.6% Black/African-American
11.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.8% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students1.9% from 30 countries
First-Year Students Returning80.9%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
49.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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Low 2.00 2.70 470 500 20
High 4.00 4.50 740 700 35
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