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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
SUNY Geneseo is an above-average public college located in Geneseo, New York. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,452 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the SUNY Geneseo acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Business. Graduating 77% of students, SUNY Geneseo alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,100.
About SUNY Geneseo...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
State University of New York Athletic Conference
Address
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
Branch of
SUNY System

SUNY Geneseo Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1120-1300
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Test Prep

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Cost

Net Price
$16,958/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,708/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.54 responses
33%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.67 responses
29%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.66 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,452Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
104
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
Report
  • Academically Competitive
    32%
  • Motivated
    32%
  • Stressed
    15%
  • Boring and from some rural area
    6%
  • Happy but Busy
    6%
  • Fun
    4%
  • horrific
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.72 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.89 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • Outstanding
    42%
  • Worthwhile
    29%
  • Endurable
    7%
  • Home away from home
    7%
  • Whatever
    7%
  • Absolutely terrible
    4%
  • Isolating
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
64%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.39 responses
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It has taken me a while to get comfortable on Geneseo's campus as the college lacks in diversity and the undetectable welcoming environment. I like academic challenge of Geneseo, and that is about it! If you are not on a sports team or in a Greek cult, it is difficult to find a circle of friends. It also does not help that Geneseo is very cliquey. I made vows to leave almost every semester, and somehow I am going into my second year. If you can look past the repetitive food in the dining halls and like to be challenged , then Geneseo is the place for you!
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This school is as close to perfect as it gets. The campus is absolutely beautiful, the people are friendly, the professors are helpful, the food is good, the athletics excel, and there's a lot to do around town. Love it here!
SUNY Geneseo is a wonderful university! The other students and campus staff are extremely welcoming and friendly. Although courses are rather challenging, you know that you'll come out a better student and individual in the end. Geneseo is a place that is about so much more than just an education but about preparing you for what life after graduation might be like.