Class Profiles 2013

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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: 
• 10,350 Applied
• 49% Admitted
• 1,400 Enrolled

Freshman Enrollment from Underrepresented Groups:
• 23.3% (Includes Asian, Hispanic, African-American, Multicultural and
Native American)
*African-American, Black: 7%
*Asian American: 2%
*Caucasian: 71%
*Hispanic, Latino: 11%
*Multicultural: 2%
*Native American/ Pacific Island: 1%
*Unreported: 6%

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: 15%
* School of Education: 13%
* Liberal Arts: 20%
* Sciences/ Math/ Computer Science: 19%
* Undeclared: 15%

Enrolling Students Receiving SUNY Oswego Scholarships:
• Percentage of freshmen enrolling with a four-year, renewable, SUNY Oswego scholarship: 40%
• Average per year award: $2,600.00

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.
* Average Need Based Aid Package: $7,779.00

Mean SAT and High School GPA for Scholarship Recipients:
• 1252 SAT and 95 GPA: Presidential Scholarship
($4,700 per year award)
183 Freshmen enrolled with the Presidential Scholarship
• 1154 SAT and 93 GPA: Deans Scholarship
($1,500 per year)
120 Freshmen enrolled with the Deans' Scholarship
• 1123 SAT and 91 GPA: Merit Scholarship
($750 per year award)
327 Freshmen enrolled with the Merit Scholarship

Geographic Distribution:
* Western, NY: 16%
* Capital District, NY: 7%
* Central NY: 18%
* Northern, NY: 5%
* Southern Tier, NY: 4%
* Lower Hudson: 13%
* New York City: 12%
* Long Island, NY: 20%
* Out of State/ International: 4%

Transfer Profile

Transfer Applicants:
2,193 Apply
52% Admitted
765 Enrolled

Transfer Enrollment from Underrepresented Groups:
• 81 or 10% (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
$1,000 Transfer Merit Scholarship
153 Transfers awards granted in Fall 2013