SUNY Geneseo Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

SUNY Geneseo Integrated Science Center
SUNY Geneseo Integrated Science Center ( more photos). Michael MacDonald

SUNY Geneseo Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 67%, Geneseo is generally accessible. Students with grades and test scores above average have a good chance of being admitted, and those with strong writing skills and extracurricular/after-school activities have an ever better chance. Students must submit an application, test scores from the SAT or ACT, and high school transcripts.

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Admissions Data (2016):

SUNY Geneseo Description:

SUNY Geneseo is a highly ranked public liberal arts college located on the western edge of New York State's Finger Lakes region. Geneseo receives high marks for its value for both in-state and out-of-state students. The combination of low cost and quality academics has made SUNY Geneseo one of the more selective public colleges in the country. Strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned the college a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The Geneseo Knights compete in the NCAA, within the Division III SUNY Conference. Popular sports include soccer, basketball, track and field, and swimming.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,602 (5,512 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,176 (in-state); $18,026 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,264
  • Other Expenses: $2,500
  • Total Cost: $23,940 (in-state); $33,790 (out-of-state)

SUNY Geneseo Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 53%
    • Loans: 53%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,085
    • Loans: $6,741

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 87%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 13%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 71%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 81%

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Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Track and Field, Basketball, Swimming and Diving
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Basketball, Equestrian, Tennis, Volleyball, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Soccer, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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