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SUNY Oswego
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  • 4 Year
  • OSWEGO, NY

SUNY Oswego Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade B minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
60%
Average Housing Cost
$8,990 / year
Poll
54%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 347 responses
Poll
64%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 132 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,650 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 223 responses
  • Delivery, Dominos
    14%
  • Delivery, sub shop
    13%
  • Dining Halls
    13%
  • Calios for delivery
    11%
  • Wonzones
    10%
  • Campus Center Food Court
    9%
  • Delivery, wonton house
    7%
55%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 110 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 76 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    33%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    61%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    3%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

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Safety

Safety
grade B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
82%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 94 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 65 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    22%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    60%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    12%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 76 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    28%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    41%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    25%
  • Not very visible.
    5%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 150 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    1%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    57%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    33%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    9%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, IceHockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Diving, Field Hockey, IceHockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, Film Society, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 120 responses
  • Hockey games
    25%
  • BSR
    15%
  • Ozfest
    15%
  • Back to school barbecue
    9%
  • Friday night parties
    8%
  • Races for charities
    7%
  • ALANA Fashion Show
    5%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade A
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 101 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    11%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    59%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    22%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    5%
  • Parties? What parties?
    3%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 73 responses
  • Bridge Street Run
    37%
  • Every thursday friday and saturday night
    21%
  • Harbor Fest
    14%
  • Unknown
    8%
  • Halloween
    7%
  • OZ fest
    4%
  • Fratsing
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
7%
Women in Sororities
6%
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 138 responses

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