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FRESHMAN   TRANSFERS    INTERNATIONAL

SUNY Oswego accepts either The Common Application, OR the SUNY Application.

  • Applicants are encouraged to apply using one of the following online options.
  • Both require a $50 non-refundable application fee.

 Please complete and submit only one.

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The Common Application, which is accepted by over 485 colleges nationwide, allows you to apply to any participating school with one application.  It includes a personal essay and school supplement/ counselor evaluation form.  The online SUNY Application, which is accepted by most SUNY campuses, allows you to apply to several SUNY colleges with one application (a SUNY pdf version is also available). 


FRESHMAN APPLICANTS

Freshmen will also need to submit the following:

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • One recommendation (or form allowing for individual comments) from a school-based counselor or teacher
  • Official SAT (code 2543) or ACT (code 2942)
  • Official College, AP, IB or CLEP transcripts, if applicable
  • Check your status online- Once you've applied for admission check your application status online to see what information we've received and what is still needed.

        When to Apply
We strongly suggest that you submit your application between August 1 and January 15 for the fall semester, and before October 15 for the spring. After these dates, all applications are considered on a space-available basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in order to receive the fullest possible consideration.
Note: Although Oswego students are normally able to change from one major program to another, certain programs may be restricted.  Students not admitted directly to one of these programs may have to apply for a space after enrolling.

        Early Decision
If you're already decided on SUNY Oswego as your first choice, get a head start with our Early Decision option. By submitting your completed application marked for early decision by November 29, you'll receive a decision by mid-December. Plus, you'll receive full consideration for any and all scholarships.
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INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
International applicants should visit International Student and Scholar Services for application details.
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