SUNY College at Oswego Admissions Facts

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

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SUNY College at Oswego has an acceptance rate of 55 percent. Students with good grades and test scores within or above the ranges listed below have a good shot at being admitted to the school. Check out Oswego's website for information about applying and making a visit to the campus. Applicants will need to submit high school transcripts and scores from the SAT or ACT in order to apply.

Admissions Data (2016)

SUNY College at Oswego Description

Located on an attractive 690-acre campus on the shore of Lake Ontario in Western New York, SUNY Oswego is not for the student who hates snow. The college's admissions are selective. High achieving high school students may qualify for full-tuition Presidential Scholarships, and they should also look into Oswego's interdisciplinary Honors Program. SUNY Oswego has an extensive study abroad program. The college's campus center was recently expanded and renovated to provide space for supporting the roughly 150 student clubs and organizations. Popular sports at SUNY Oswego include basketball, swimming, cross country, soccer, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 8,004 (7,150 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 50 percent male / 50 percent female
  • 96 percent full-time

Costs (2016-17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,961 (in-state); $17,811 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $800
  • Room and Board: $13,390
  • Other Expenses: $1,400
  • Total Cost: $23,551 (in-state); $33,401 (out-of-state)

SUNY Oswego Financial Aid (2015-16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92 percent
    • Loans: 74 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,616
    • Loans: $7,044

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Marketing, Psychology, Radio and Television

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81 percent
  • Transfer Out Rate: 28 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 49 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Cross Country, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Lacrosse, Hockey, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Basketball, Swimming

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Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics