1,255 reviews
  1. Oswego, NY
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
SUNY Oswego is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NAIA Division III
Athletic Conference
State University of New York Athletic Conference
Address
7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
Website

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

Acceptance Rate
48%
SAT Scores Range
1020-1190
ACT Scores Range
22-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for SUNY Oswego

Cost

Net Price
$15,784/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,917/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,842/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,341/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,746/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,503/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.85 responses
44%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.85 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.85 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,880Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 55 responses
Report
  • Party school
    35%
  • School with the most bars per square mile in NY
    33%
  • High quality education
    9%
  • We have our act together
    9%
  • Very prestigious!
    5%
  • Friendly
    4%
  • A lot of partying, but good students
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.105 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.117 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 58 responses
Report
  • Good School
    34%
  • Fantastic!
    17%
  • Great, but quite cold.
    12%
  • Awesome!
    10%
  • It kind of sucks
    10%
  • Fun
    5%
  • Pretty good, but insanely cold
    5%

After SUNY Oswego

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.58 responses

SUNY Oswego Reviews

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I really haven't had problems with any professors. Some can be tough, but if you try they're using really accommodating. There is a ton of classes to choose from! Some are much easier than others, but there are quite a few classes you can take for an easy A. When picking classes, you can see exactly how many students are in a class, so if you need to be in a smaller class thats no problem! There are plenty of lectures and smaller classes to chose from.
I was very hesitant about coming to this school at first, with it being so far away from home and it felt sort of like a safety school money wise for me. I just couldn't afford any of the private schools that I was accepted to. Once I was settled in and I made my friends and got into the role of things I realized this was the best decision i've ever made. The professors here really care about you and everyone here is looking to have a good time. I couldn't picture myself anywhere, whenever I leave for breaks I'm just counting down the days till I go back!
SUNY Oswego is changing so much. They are putting so much emphasis on their STEM (Chiefly Comp Sci, Biochem and Bio programs) and Business departments. It shows so much. The people here are all really nice, just trying to get the degree. The campus is beautiful and everything is getting remodeled. Its not really a party school anymore, moreso Bars downtown. The classes are really good... teachers all come from Ivy League or High Private Universities. I love the food, its amazing. Just make sure you live on east/lakeside campus. Its much nicer and the dorms are like hotels (Waterbury, Now Scales, Riggs). Go here!!! I reccomend! Everyone is helpful, and you will enjoy it!!!