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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
6,135
Undergraduates
2,908
Men - 47.4%
3,228
Women - 52.6%
923
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 10,357 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.49
SAT Math
581 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
581 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,522
Out-of-state: $34,432
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,769
Out-of-state: $18,679
Room and Board
$15,753
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$11,137
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,538
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
346
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
39%
20-29
20%
30-39
12%
40-49
8%
50-99
4%
Over 100
2%
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Oswego Population
17,221
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Syracuse
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
49% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
2.8%
Black/African-American
11.2%
Hispanic/Latino
13.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
68.4%
Unknown
0.3%
International Students
2.2% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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