SUNY Oneonta Admissions Facts

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

SUNY Oneonta College Union
SUNY Oneonta College Union. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

SUNY Oneonta has an acceptance rate of 53 percent. Students with good grades and solid test scores have a good chance of being admitted, especially those with a range of extracurricular activities and work/volunteer experience. Applicants will need to submit SAT or ACT scores, along with high school transcripts and a letter of recommendation.

The school accepts the SUNY Application or the Common Application; both of these can be found online. If you have any questions about the admissions process, don't hesitate to contact the admissions office for assistance. Calculate your chances of getting in with this free tool from Cappex.

Admissions Data (2016)

SUNY Oneonta Description

SUNY Oneonta is a selective college in the State University of New York system. 95 percent of entering students rank in the top half of their high school class, and the average high school GPA is a 3.50. Although the college does have some graduate programs, the primary focus is on undergraduates. The core curriculum is in the liberal arts and sciences, and the college frequently ranks well among public colleges and best values in college. The college has a 17 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and the average class size is 21. Oneonta is located in the picturesque rolling hills of central New York near Cooperstown.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 6,055 (5,729 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40 percent male / 60 percent female
  • 98 percent full-time

Costs (2016-17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,932 (in-state); $17,782 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,368
  • Other Expenses: $2,002
  • Total Cost: $23,502 (in-state); $33,352 (out-of-state)

SUNY Oneonta Financial Aid (2015-16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 91 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 61 percent
    • Loans: 66 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,126
    • Loans: $6,665

Academic Programs

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83 percent
  • Transfer Out Rate: 23 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 58 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 72 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Basketball, Swimming, Wrestling
  • Women's Sports: Tennis, Softball, Track and Field, Basketball, Swimming, Cross Country

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Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics