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
5,985
Undergraduates
2,837
Men - 47.4%
3,119
Women - 52.1%
921
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 12,333 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.31
SAT Math
581 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
581 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,822
Out-of-state: $37,732
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,769
Out-of-state: $18,679
Room and Board
$15,753
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$11,196
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$38,595
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
183
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
54% 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
0.1%
Asian
2.7%
Black/African-American
11.8%
Hispanic/Latino
14.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
67.2%
Unknown
0.3%
International Students
3.6% from 33 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
77%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
31.0%
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