Class Profile 2015

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As you start your journey at Oswego, who can you expect to meet? These statistics are not intended as minimums or standards or to represent a “typical" Oswego student; they are merely averages and composites. The Oswego student body is comprised of many individuals whose "raw numbers" fall above or below these averages, and they each comprise a unique and important part of the Oswego experience.

Freshman Profile             Transfer Profile

Freshman Applicants: 
• 10,885 Applied
• 5,589 Admitted (51%)
• 1,507 Enrolled (27%)

Diversity of Enrolled Freshmen:
• 31% (Includes Asian, Hispanic, African-American, Multicultural and
Native American)
*African-American, Black: 9%
*Asian American: 4%
*Caucasian: 67%
*Hispanic, Latino: 14%
*Multicultural: 3%
*Native American/ Pacific Island: 1%
*Unreported: 2%

Freshman Enrollment by Gender:
• Female  52%
• Male      48%

Freshman GPA
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Middle 50% Range is 86- 92; Mean = 90

Freshman SAT and ACT:
• ACT Composite Range
Middle 50%  Range is 22 – 25; Mean = 24
• SAT Range  
Middle 50%  Range is 1060 – 1200; Mean = 1100

Distribution by major:
* School of Business: 18%
* School of Communication, Media & Arts: 14%
* School of Education: 9%
* Liberal Arts: 16%
* Sciences/ Math/ Computer Science: 26%
* Undeclared: 17%

Enrolling Students Receiving SUNY Oswego Scholarships:
• Percentage of freshmen enrolling with a four-year, renewable, SUNY Oswego scholarship: 35%
• Average per year award: $2,800.00

Enrolling Freshman Students Receiving Need Based Financial Aid:
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Over $84 million in financial aid is awarded annually through various grants, loans and work study allocations.
* 66% of the freshmen class received need based Aid.

Mean SAT and High School GPA for Scholarship Recipients:
• 1235 SAT and 95 GPA: Presidential Scholarship
($4,700 per year award)
168 Freshmen enrolled with the Presidential Scholarship
• 1133 SAT and 93 GPA: Deans Scholarship
($1,500 per year)
111 Freshmen enrolled with the Deans Scholarship
• 1093 SAT and 90 GPA: Merit Scholarship
($750 per year award)
250 Freshmen enrolled with the Merit Scholarship

New York Geographic Distribution:
* Western: 11%
* Capital District: 7%
* Central: 25%
* Northern: 4%
* Southern Tier: 5%
* Lower Hudson: 13%
* New York City: 15%
* Long Island: 15%
* Out of State/ International: 4%

Transfer Profile

Transfer Applicants:
2,025 Applied
1,265 Admitted (62%)
700 Enrolled (55%)

Diversity of Enrolled Transfers:
• 149 or 22% (Includes Asian, Hispanic, African American and
Native American)

Transfer GPA:
Mean Transfer GPA = 3.0

Mean Transfer GPA for Scholarship Recipients:
3.6 GPA & 57+ college credits
143 Transfer awards granted in Fall 2015