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SUNY Oswego
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  • 4 Year
  • OSWEGO, NY

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

7060 STATE ROUTE 104
OSWEGO, NY 13126
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
State University of New York Athletic Conference
From SUNY Oswego

For more than 150 years SUNY Oswego has been inspired by those who desire to push traditional higher-education boundaries. Our campus community cares deeply about its students by providing the best facilities and resources, award-winning faculty and dedicated staff, in-demand academic programs, and applied learning opportunities.

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SUNY Oswego Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1020-1190
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,398 / 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
$9,155 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 85 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 107 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 107 responses

Majors

Hands-on Learning at Oswego

Within every major at Oswego you will get the chance to do some hands-on learning. From Broadcasting to Zoology and from Accounting to Meteorology, you will be able to get valuable real-world experience in the field of your choice.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    70%
  • On Campus
    2%
  • Online
    28%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,211 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
462
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Party school
    27%
  • School with the most bars per square mile in NY
    27%
  • We have our act together
    12%
  • High quality education
    11%
  • Extremely nice and willing to help
    5%
  • Friendly
    4%
  • Very prestigious!
    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 127 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 139 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Good School
    30%
  • Great, but quite cold.
    19%
  • Fantastic!
    14%
  • Awesome!
    9%
  • It kind of sucks
    9%
  • Fun
    5%
  • Pretty good, but insanely cold
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 58 responses

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