SUNY College at Geneseo, founded in 1871, is a public, multipurpose college of liberal arts and sciences. It enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in New York state. Its 220-acre campus is located in Geneseo, 30 miles south of Rochester, and is one of the smaller of the four-year colleges within the State University of New York system. Geneseo offers a personal atmosphere in which students, faculty and staff are concerned about each other. Most students choose Geneseo for its collegiate environment, excellent curricular offerings and idyllic location. Geneseo gives students the opportunity to study with others who have demonstrated a seriousness of purpose and a high level of academic achievement and to work with faculty on research projects.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
4,136
Undergraduates
1,469
Men - 35.5%
2,676
Women - 64.7%
74
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 9,068 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.7
SAT Math
622 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
623 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,942
Out-of-state: $39,182
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,966
Out-of-state: $19,206
Room and Board
$14,796
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$12,991
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$15,988
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
215
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
13%
10-19
22%
20-29
30%
30-39
18%
40-49
10%
50-99
6%
Over 100
2%
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Geneseo Population
10,450
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Blue Knights
Sororities
21.4% of women participate
Fraternities
16% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
3.4%
Black/African-American
3.6%
Hispanic/Latino
6.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
82%
Unknown
2.9%
International Students
1.6% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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