SUNY Oswego

SUNY Oswego

7060 NY-104, Oswego, United States
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    26
  • Class Notes
    21
  • Textbook Notes
    2
  • Study Guides
    3
  • Currently Enrolled
    13
  • Previously Enrolled
    3

Overview of SUNY Oswego (SUNY Oswego)

About this school

SUNY College at Oswego, founded in 1861, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. The three SUNY College at Oswego schools (the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and the School of Education) together offer more than 100 major, cooperative, preprofessional and graduate programs. Extensive internship and overseas study options and a college-wide honors program are also available. The school also features an extensive program of student-run organizations and athletic opportunities. Oswego's beautiful 696-acre campus is on the shore of Lake Ontario, 35 miles northwest of Syracuse.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,125
    • Men:3,605 (50.6%)
    • Women:3,520 (49.4%)

Location

Admission Information (SUNY Oswego)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to State University of New York at Oswego 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
May 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
7060 Route 104
City, State, Zip
Oswego, NY  13126
Phone
(315) 312-2250
Fax
(315) 312-5799
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
January 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


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

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required 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
54% of 10,715 applicants were admitted
Women
53% of 5,934 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 4,781 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,463 (25%) of 5,824 admitted students enrolled
Women
740 (24%) of 3,139 admitted students enrolled
Men
723 (27%) of 2,685 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
44%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SUNY Oswego)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,191|Out-of-state: $17,841
  • Room & Board: - $13,740 (86.19824341279799%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (5.018820577164367%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,400 (8.782936010037641%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


State University of New York at Oswego accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002848
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,320 (90.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,046 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,039 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
75 (7.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$12,201
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 994 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,433
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 936 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,589
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 251 (24.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
251 (17.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,028

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,750 (87.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,699 (81.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,635 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
416 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$11,491
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,109 (88.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,880
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,306 (92.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,852
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 760 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
760 (11.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,413

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,429
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
28.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


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

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,332

Academics & Instruction (SUNY Oswego)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


375

Part-Time Faculty


203

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


57%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% 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: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# 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
542,827

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1250
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 at Oswego provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.0%

Programs & Majors (SUNY Oswego)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (67)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Related Services, Other
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Cognitive Science
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (26)


  • Agricultural Education
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication--General
  • Consumer Economics
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Communication
  • History
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Middle School Education
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life (SUNY Oswego)

Location & Geography

Population


18,147

Nearest Metropolitan Area


696 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Syracuse

Weather


Temperature
14.2 average low in January, 76.7 average high in September
Rain
171 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse
Nearest Bus Station
Oswego
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


62% 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


38%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


State University of New York at Oswego offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, club/intramural sports, student radio/television stations (wnyo and wtop), outdoor club, dance organization (del sarte), accounting society

Sororities


3% of women participate

Fraternities


3% 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


6,836

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,125
Women
3,520
Men
3,605

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.9% Asian
  • 9.3% Black/African-American
  • 12.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 72.5% White
  • 0.2% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 35 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


901

Student Resources (SUNY Oswego)

Study resources