SUNY College at Oswego

7060 State Route 104, Oswego, NY
4-year
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About

Oswego students intern at Disney, Google and the NFL. They have summer research assignments at observatories in Switzerland and Taiwan, wetlands in Brazil and schools in India. They produce and broadcast an award-winning morning TV show and mentor children in high-need schools. They study lake-effect snowstorms on campus and chase tornados in the Midwest. They learn everyday with outstanding professors who model a life of inquiry and discovery. A State University of New York at Oswego education provides a world of opportunities to put learning and scholarship into meaningful action. The College holds the prestigious Carnegie designation for community engagement and is a SUNY leader in cooperative education, integrating workplace experience with academic study. Oswego offers more than 140 academic programs in its four academic divisions: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Education; and School of Communication, Media and the Arts. U.S. News & World Report includes Oswego in “America’s Best Colleges” and its Top 50 list of public master’s level universities in the North. Oswego is also nationally and regionally ranked for excellence and affordability by Princeton Review, USA Today and Washington Monthly.

Questions and Answers about SUNY College at Oswego

Daphne P.
5 months ago
How does SUNY College at Oswego help connect students to internships?
SUNY College at Oswego
At SUNY Oswego, about 1,100 students participate in internships and co-ops per year. We have a great internship office that can help you every step of the way to find your dream internship! You can learn more about the steps here: https://ww1.oswego.edu/excel/internships-and-co-ops. Many students at SUNY Oswego find internships with the help of an Internship Coordinator and by using an online resource called Handshake (https://www.oswego.edu/career-services/hireoz-handshake-0?_ga=2.105113415.558969886.1650889896-189280391.1623079688).
Olivia E.
6 months ago
How does safe SUNY College at Oswego ensure campus safety?
SUNY College at Oswego
Hi Olivia! Great question. There are so many ways that SUNY Oswego promotes student safety. There are too many to list here. You can read all about student safety and our commitment to campus safety on this webpage: https://www.oswego.edu/safety-on-campus/ Thanks!
Morgan B.
7 months ago
How does SUNY Oswego address student grievances and issues on campus?
SUNY College at Oswego
Hi Morgan! Every department at SUNY Oswego has a commitment to student success and safety. Depending on what your grievance or issue is, each department has a plan in place to address these issues. You can learn about one grievance procedure here: https://www.oswego.edu/accessibility-resources/grievance-procedure.
William F.
8 months ago
Are SUNY College at Oswego' s scholarships based on merit or financial need?
SUNY College at Oswego
Hello! You can click here (https://www.oswego.edu/financial-aid/scholarships) to learn more about our scholarships. We offer Merit scholarships to First-Year and Transfer students. The Excelsior Scholarship is offered by NYS and has financial requirements for eligibility. Our Marano, Foundation, and Possibility scholarships are awarded looking at a set criteria with financial need being one of them.
William F.
8 months ago
Does SUNY College at Oswego have a public database of previously transferred courses that have been accepted?
SUNY College at Oswego
Hello William! You can use our Transfer Course Guide (https://banner-ssb8.oswego.edu:8443/ords/banprod/bwzktart.P_Web_Artic_Guide) to see courses that SUNY Oswego accepts.
Sophia G.
8 months ago
What intramural sport clubs are available at SUNY College at Oswego?
SUNY College at Oswego
Hello! You can find a list of all of our sports clubs here: https://lakerlife.oswego.edu/organizations?categories=4799. Make sure to pick the "Sport Club/Recreation" category. Thanks!
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Majors offered at SUNY College at Oswego

Biggest majors
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Psychology, General

Academics at SUNY College at Oswego

1070-1240
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
21-26
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Selectivity
Somewhat Selective (54% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for SUNY College at Oswego Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
SUNY College at Oswego Students6%17%63%19%1%2%0%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
SUNY College at Oswego Students
20%
75%
Male
Female
< 5% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for SUNY College at Oswego students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Human Resources (HR) Director107k
Software Engineer75k
Marketing Manager64k
Financial Analyst55k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist53k
Accountant46k
Graphic Designer46k
Based on 5,271 student responses
46.7kAvg. Early Career Pay
85.9kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
43%in High-Meaning careers
12%in STEM careers

Net price of attending SUNY College at Oswego

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Student reviews of SUNY College at Oswego

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Recommended by

80% of students

Known for

Accessible and helpful professors
Awesome study spaces and libraries
Good work-study options
Lots of interesting clubs and activities
LGBTQ+ friendly
Lidsai Jean Baptiste
Photography and Photo Editing
Writing
Poetry
Dance + 4 others

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

When I saw Oswego it reminded me of a continuation of HS. They try new recipes with their food and it is not bad but it is not great. I have found mold on my grapes on several occasions. Sometimes I just opt for an easy meal like bagels because I do not like the meals. Yet one of the dining halls has ice cream every day so that is great. Every professor I had cared for their students. They have turned difficult classes into manageable ones because they want to see you do good. However, make sure you put in the effort.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Be aware of the food! Also if you are a minority, the town people are racist.

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I liked that the school gave me the ability to figure out what I wanted to do with life. The counselors really help you figure out your passions and the steps you should take to reach them.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I can't think of anything i don't like about it you just have to make the best of it.

Caitlin Marx
Drawing And Illustration
Painting and Studio Art
Crafting
Art + 6 others

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

The location on the lake is amazing. It makes the whole campus feel very open. The art department is relatively small, so you are bound to become close with your classmates and build those bonds.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

One thing I don’t like about this school is how any of its websites or online platforms are run. They are very non-user friendly and often are outdated and don’t work.

Sarah LeMay
Board Games And Puzzles
Advertising
Animals
Art + 25 others

2.0

WHAT I LIKED

The community is great if you like to party! Academic workload really depends on your major, but it’s definitely possible to balance academics and social life. The food is pretty bad, but the town is nice and fun to spend time around. Dorms are very mid, if you can try to get one of the newer ones (soo worth it)

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Dining halls are pretty bad, and hours can be strange sometimes. The buildings are kind of shoddy, but some of them are nice, so overall a typical Sunday school.

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I like that SUNY College at Oswego has activities for everyone on campus. There are always new activities and programs going on.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

It gets really cold in the winter.

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