Facts and figures

Founded: 1861

Our mission is to contribute to the common good by lighting the path to wisdom and empowering women and men to pursue meaningful lives as productive, responsible citizens.

Fall 2012 Enrollment
TOTAL: 7,921
Undergraduate: 7,151
Graduate: 770
From New York state: 7,711 (97.3%)
From Central New York: 2,947 (37.2%)
Minority, including international: 1,370 (17.3%)
Degrees Awarded
TOTAL: 2,073
Bachelor of Arts: 790
Bachelor of Fine Arts: 34
Bachelor of Science: 844
Master of Arts: 21
Master of Arts in Teaching: 18
Master of Business Administration: 76
Master of Science: 38
Master of Science in Education: 163
Master of Science in Teaching: 35
Certificate of Advanced Study: 54

Revenues: Tuition and fees (net of aid) 19.19%.  General state appropriations 32.40%. Auxiliary enterprises 30.59%. Grants and contracts 17.12%. Capital and other funds 0.70%. Expenditures:  Instruction 39.90%. Institutional support 8.52%. Academic support 7.70%. Housing, dining, and other auxiliary 27.73%.  Scholarships 3.92%. Student services 8.94%. Research and public service 3.29%.

These charts reflect SUNY Oswego's operating results during the 2011-12 fiscal year, the most recent final data available through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Financial Survey.

Oswego College Foundation
The Oswego College Foundation Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization responsible for raising and administering support and revenue for the advancement of SUNY Oswego. The following summary is from the audited financial statements of the foundation for the year July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.

Cash and investments  $14,933,026

Other assets    $1,659,659

Total assets $16,592,685

Liabilities ($  4,320,488)

Net assets $12,272,197

Contributions and other revenue

$ 4,428,600

Distributions ($3,494,833)

Change in net assets      $933,767


Mean SAT score: 1110
Mean high school average: 90.5
Applications: 12,052
Accepted: freshmen 49%, transfers 56%
Newly enrolled full- and part-time freshmen and transfers: 2,033
Newly enrolled underrepresented students: 412
Newly enrolled Central New Yorkers (Oswego and neighboring counties): 650

Full-time faculty and staff: 1,150
Part-time faculty and staff: 606
Part-time student employees: 3,156
Full-time equivalent employees: 1,937

Acres: 696
Buildings: 58

2012-13 STUDENT COSTS (for state residents)
Full-time undergraduate tuition: $5,570
Room and full board for new students (guaranteed for four years): $12,728
Miscellaneous fees: $2,430.50
Full-time graduate tuition: $9,370 ($11,130 for MBA students)

73,662 alumni with known addresses
50,718 alumni live in New York state
23,606 alumni live in Central New York

*Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education
*Renewed in 2012
AACSB International - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
American Chemical Society
Council on Technology Teacher Education
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Music
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Schools of Theatre
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


Deborah F. Stanley

Lorrie Clemo
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Nicholas Lyons
Vice President for Administration and Finance

Kerry Dorsey
Vice President for Development
and Alumni Relations

Richard Skolnik
Dean of Business

Fritz Messere
Dean of Communication, Media and the Arts

Pamela Michel
Interim Dean of Education

Richard Back
Interim Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

David King
Dean of Graduate Studies and Research

Yvonne Petrella
Dean of Extended Learning

James Scharfenberger
Dean of Students

Darlene Baker, 2007-2014
Saleem Cheeks '01, 2006-2013
Paul Culligan '78, 2006-2012
Richard Farfaglia, 2012-2018
Michael Goldych, 2008-2014
Jonathan McDonald, 2011-12
James McMahon, Chair, 2008-2015
Carolyn Higgins Rush '68, 2006-2011
William Scriber '80, 2010-2017
Gary Sluzar, 2009-2016
Rebecca Witkin, 2012-13

Mark Baum '81
Louis A. Borrelli Jr. '77
Kerry Casey Dorsey '81
Michael Durney '83
Lois Frankel '73
Bob Garrett '83
Bernie Henderson
Jack James '62
Thomas Lenihan '76
Gordon Lenz '58
Nick Lyons
Peter McCarthy '82
Sanford Miller '75
Robert Moritz '85
Harold E. Morse '61
Colleen Murphy '77
Colleen Enwright O'Leary '74
Suzanne Castrigno Sack '84
William Spinelli '84, Chair
Deborah F. Stanley
Marcia Thompson-Young '81
Mark Tryniski '85
Joseph Yacura '74

Timothy Barnhart '02
Marc Beck '93
Paul Brennan '93
Michael Byrne '79
Michael Caldwell '70
Keith Chamberlain '87, President
Lisa Court '83
John Daken '66
Stephen Doran '82
Kerry Casey Dorsey '81
Jerry Esposito '70
Maureen Flynn '04
Donna Goldsmith '82
Ana Rodriguez King '94
Judith Letvak '83
Donald Levine '78
Steve Messina '91
Joshua Miller '08
Anchal Mohan '05
Betsy Oberst
Nancy Smith Salisbury '93
Mark Salmon '92
Dan Scaia '68
Lisa Marceau Schnorr '87
William Schreiner Jr. '92
Jennifer Shropshire '86
Christie Torruella Smith '08
Deborah F. Stanley
Amy Vanderlyke '01
Koren Vaughan '95
Richard Yacobush '77

2011 Facts and Figures