Oswego by the Numbers

SUNY Oswego is one of the best comprehensive colleges in the country. Recognized for excellence and value, Oswego is known for its extraordinary faculty, its welcoming atmosphere, and its reputation for producing fiercely loyal alumni.

The College

1861

Founded

700 Acres

On the Lakeshore of Lake Ontario

$750 Million

Recently Invested in Modernized and State-of-the-art Buildings and Facilities

Syracuse Campus

Offers Regional Access to Our Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs

Majors and Minors

60

Undergraduate Majors

70+

Minors

40+

Master’s Programs

Academics

17:1

Student:Faculty

800+

Students in Internships and Co-ops Annually

24

Average Class Size

80+

Study Abroad Programs

500+

Faculty

88%

Full-time Faculty With the Highest Degree in Their Field

Tuition & Room/Board*

$3,535 NYS Resident Tuition
$7,051.50 Room & Board
Oswego guarantees no increase in the cost of room or meal plans for four consecutive academic years.

*Per semester

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

$84 Million Awarded Annually
$6.5 Million Awarded in Merit-based Scholarships
89% of Students Receive Some Form of Student Aid

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Admissions

1150 Mean SAT
90 Mean High School GPA

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Our Students

49:51 Male: Female Ratio
40+ Countries Represented
30% of Students Are from a Culturally Diverse Background
~7,000 Undergraduate Students
~1,000 Graduate Students

Student Life

200+ Registered Student Clubs and Organizations
4,400 Capacity in 13 Campus Residence Halls
Suites and Townhouses Available to Upperclassmen
Freshmen May Bring Car

Beyond Oswego

94%

Graduates Are Employed or Continuing Education

89%

Work in The Field of Their Choice

89,000+

Alumni Network

Athletics

24

NCAA Division III Athletic teams

SUNYAC

Part of the State University of New York Athletic Conference

171

All Americans

Distinguished Rankings 

Top 10 Public “Best Regional Universities — North”

— U.S. News & World Report, 2021

Top 10 “Best Value School — North”

 U.S. News & World Report, 2021

Ranked 69th Nationally for “The Public Good” Among Master’s Universities

 — Washington Monthly, 2021

Nationally Ranked Online MBA;
#1 New York State Public College in “Best Online Degree Programs: MBA”

 U.S. News & World Report, 2020

One of the Nation’s Top “Green Colleges”

Princeton Review, 2021

Major Accreditations

SUNY Oswego is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Middle States Commission on Higher Education
The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET