Fast Facts

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SUNY Oswego enrolls more than 8,000 students, some 7,000 of them full-time undergraduates. Around 4,400 students live on campus among the college's 13 residence halls and communities. Overall, Oswego's lakeside campus stretches for almost 700 acres and includes 58 buildings.

More than 1,500 freshmen, with a mean high school grade average of 90 and average SAT of 1110 (math and verbal), enrolled in fall 2015. Around 180 Presidential Scholars with a mean high-school grade average of 95 and SAT of 1235 received this top award; an additional 640 more first-year students received Deans', Merit, Destination Oswego or Transfer Merit Scholarships. And around 700 transfer students, with an average GPA of 3.0, chose Oswego  to pursue their bachelor's degrees.

Overall, SUNY Oswego provides more than $5 million in merit-based scholarships plus more than $80 million in annual need-based grants, loans and work-study awards support undergraduate student success at Oswego.

Oswego is one of 13 university colleges in the 64-campus SUNY system. As a comprehensive college, Oswego offers more than 110 majors, minors, cooperative and graduate programs.

Degrees awarded:
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Master of Arts
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science
Master of Science in Education
Master of Science in Teaching
Certificate of Advanced Study

— 1,176 full-time faculty and staff
— 554 part-time faculty and staff
— 3,236 part-time student employees
— 1,943 full-time equivalent employees

Economic impact:
— $179.4 million total economic impact for Oswego County
— $345 million total economic impact to the immediate seven-county region