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SUNY Oswego
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  • 4 Year
  • OSWEGO, NY

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  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
January 15
Acceptance Rate
54%
SAT Range
1070-1240
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,762 / 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
$8,748 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 85 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 104 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 104 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    17%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,561 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
359
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 72 responses
  • Party school
    28%
  • School with the most bars per square mile in NY
    26%
  • High quality education
    11%
  • We have our act together
    11%
  • Extremely nice and willing to help
    6%
  • Friendly
    6%
  • Very prestigious!
    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 124 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 136 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Good School
    30%
  • Great, but quite cold.
    18%
  • 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
67%
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

SUNY Oswego Reviews

Rating 3.55 out of 5  1,431 reviews
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