Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo

1, College Cir, Geneseo, United States
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  • Total Documents
    580
  • Class Notes
    376
  • Textbook Notes
    146
  • Study Guides
    58
  • Currently Enrolled
    311
  • Previously Enrolled
    80

Overview of SUNY Geneseo (Geneseo)

About this school

SUNY College at Geneseo, founded in 1871, is a public, multipurpose college of liberal arts and sciences. It enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in New York state. Its 220-acre campus is located in Geneseo, 30 miles south of Rochester, and is one of the smaller of the four-year colleges within the State University of New York system. Geneseo offers a personal atmosphere in which students, faculty and staff are concerned about each other. Most students choose Geneseo for its collegiate environment, excellent curricular offerings and idyllic location. Geneseo gives students the opportunity to study with others who have demonstrated a seriousness of purpose and a high level of academic achievement and to work with faculty on research projects.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,495
    • Men:2,183 Men (39.7%)
    • Women:3,312 Women (60.3%)

Location

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Admission Information (Geneseo)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to State University of New York College at Geneseo is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 1
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
January 1
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
January 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
January 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 College Circle
City, State, Zip
Geneseo, NY 14454-1401
Phone
(585) 245-5571
Fax
(585) 245-5005
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
72% of 8,789 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 5,458 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 3,331 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,598 (25%) of 6,360 admitted students enrolled
Women
986 (25%) of 4,007 admitted students enrolled
Men
612 (26%) of 2,353 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 And Above
46%
3.50 - 3.74
32%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
45%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
48%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |25-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
17%
• Score 24 - 29
66%
• Score 18 - 23
17%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Geneseo)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,408|Out-of-state: $18,058 (33.47%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,214 (52.6%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (3.98%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,500 (9.95%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


State University of New York College at Geneseo accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002845
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,203 (90.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
773 (64.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
773 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
84 (10.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
34%
Average Award
$9,567
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 587 (75.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,181
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 657 (85.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,695
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 166 (21.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
120 (9.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,137

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,037 (75.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,812 (69.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,812 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
372 (13.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$9,946
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,209 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,398
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,266 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,353
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 708 (25.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
363 (6.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,773

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,148
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,539

Academics & Instruction (Geneseo)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


255

Part-Time Faculty


110

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


63%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 20% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 13% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 7% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 49% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
700,513
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
409
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


State University of New York College at Geneseo provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


68.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


76.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.4%

Programs & Majors (Geneseo)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, optometry with SUNY College of Optometry, dentistry with SUNY at Buffalo, physical therapy with SUNY Upstate Medical University, osteopathy with New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life (Geneseo)

Location & Geography

Population


7,939

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Rochester

Campus Size


220 acres

Weather


Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
160 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Rochester
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Rochester

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


54% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


46%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Blue Knights
School Colors
Navy blue, silver, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Field Hockey
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Field Hockey
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


State University of New York College at Geneseo offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, phi alpha delta, orchesis, newman catholic community, golden key, alpha phi omega

Sororities


33% of women participate

Fraternities


23% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,391

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,495
Women
3,312
Men
2,183

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.2% Asian
  • 2.7% Black/African-American
  • 8.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.1% White
  • 2.9% Unknown

International Students


1.8% from 33 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


96

Student Resources (Geneseo)