SUNY Oswego continues to grow and change to serve our students and community. Our four schools — the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education — offer more than 110 undergraduate majors, minors and graduate programs.

Our relationships and collaborations with school counselors and community-based organizations have a direct impact on the success of our students. We thank you for your dedication, passion and service to students, all of which help strengthen Oswego.

A steady growth of first-year student applications

More students than ever are interested in attending SUNY Oswego. The average number of first-year applicants has increased from 7,700 in 2000-2006 to over 13,000 for Fall 2018.

An affordable choice

$9,970* (in-state) 2017-18 national average public university undergraduate tuition and fees
$8,191 (in-state) 2017-18 SUNY Oswego undergraduate tuition and fees
$34,740* 2017-18 average private university undergraduate tuition and fees

While it’s true that college tuitions have increased over the years, SUNY remains one of the best values in the nation. Plus, SUNY Oswego offers more than $90 million annually in need and merit-based aid, making it extremely affordable.

*Source: College Board

Maintaining a healthy enrollment with robust first year classes

The average size first-year class has increased by 120 students over the past five years.

Average first year class size 2009-'12: 1,348
Average first-year class size 2013-'17: 1,468
Expected first-year class size for Fall '18: 1,485

Attracting interest from and enrolling classes that closely reflect society today

206% Increase in diversity of first-year applications since 2008. (Over 50% of the applicants for the Fall 2018 semester came from diverse backgrounds.)
139% Increase in diversity of first-year class since 2008. (Approximately 36% of the Fall 2018 first-year class members come from diverse backgrounds.)

We are proud of Oswego’s diversity. Our campus community today boasts a student body that more closely reflects the society in which we live, and where our students will one day work. SUNY Oswego is made up of students from all walks of life and from all corners of the world.

A consistently talented first-year class

2008: average GPA - 89.5, SAT - 1100
2017: average GPA - 89.5, new SAT - 1155
2018 (estimated): average GPA - 89.5, new SAT - 1155

Want to learn more about SUNY Oswego?

Oswego has experienced tremendous growth and renewal over the years, and we invite you to learn more.

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