SUNY College at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454-1465


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,602
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,471 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

SUNY College at Geneseo is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,892 applications and 5,944 students were granted admission. SUNY College at Geneseo is at the #65 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 38% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 63% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1090 to 1300
ACT25 to 29

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

SUNY College at Geneseo charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,320 and in-state students paid $6,470.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of SUNY College at Geneseo's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,311 (which is 2.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at SUNY College at Geneseo in 2016-2017, was 700, which is 53% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,772 (which is 8.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, SUNY College at Geneseo has enrolled a total of 5,602 students (5,430 students full-time and 172 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,602 students, 270 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 5,512 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 90 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 75%

Hispanic: 7%

Asian: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Black/African American: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at SUNY College at Geneseo.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 41% 384
Social Sciences 7% 66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 5% 50
Mathematics And Statistics 4% 36
Psychology 3% 32
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 30
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 20
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 17
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 10
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 8

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of SUNY College at Geneseo full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of SUNY College at Geneseo graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,700. Last year, out of the total 1,335 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,242 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,807 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,681 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $35,700 $46,700
Employment Rate 93% 93%
Total Graduates 1,335 1,807

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of SUNY College at Geneseo.

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29.3 mile away
University at Buffalo
50.9 mile away
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54.4 mile away
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