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State University of New York College at Geneseo

Geneseo, NY

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.

Web Sitewww.geneseo.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,431
   Women3,209 (59.1%)
   Men2,222 (40.9%)
Graduate Students90

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate67% of 8,892 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.67
SAT Math612 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading612 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
25-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,622
Out-of-state: $35,272
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,408
Out-of-state: $18,058
Room and Board
$13,214
Average Percent of Need Met40%
Average Freshman Award$9,147
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,784

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
251
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Geneseo Population7,939
Nearest Metropolitan AreaRochester
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 55% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotBlue Knights
Sororities30% of women participate
Fraternities 21% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.9% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students2.5% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
71.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
35%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
36.0%
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Average 3.64 4.00 645 649 29
Low 2.00 2.70 490 530 23
High 4.00 4.85 740 760 33
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The University is located in the scenic village of Geneseo, one of only 20 communities nationwide to be designated a National Historic Landmark.

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