Facts and figures


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TOTAL: 7,937
Undergraduate: 7,104
Graduate: 833
From NYS: 6,794 (95.6%)
From CNY: 2,045 (28.8%)
International: 128 (1.8%)
From underrepresented groups: 1,762 (24.8%)


TOTAL: 1,989

Bachelor’s Degrees: 1,639
Graduate: Degrees: 350

Master’s Degrees: 280
Certificate of Advance Studies 58
Advanced Certificate 12




These charts reflect SUNY Oswego’s operating results during the 2015-16 fiscal year, the most recent final data available through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Financial Survey. IPEDS no longer includes Auxiliary Services activity (dining, vending, bookstore, etc.), which amounted to $27,057,765 in 2015-16.

Capital outlay: $30 million

The college had capital construction and equipment outlay, across all funds and operations, amounting to $30,025,959 in 2015-16.

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, 2015, through June 30, 2016.

Cash and investments $31,857,843
Other assets $4,163,167
Total assets $36,021,010
Liabilities ($978,808)
Net assets $35,042,202
Contributions and other revenue $11,315,900
Distributions ($4,974,482)
Change in net assets $6,341,418

2015 admissions profile

Mean SAT score: 1,097
Mean high school average: 89.5
Applications: 12,915
Accepted: freshmen 51%, transfers 60.5%
Newly enrolled freshmen and transfers: 2,171
Newly enrolled underrepresented students: 580
Newly enrolled Central New Yorkers (Oswego and neighboring counties): 584

2015-16 employees

Full-time faculty and staff: 1,078
Part-time faculty and staff: 400
Part-time student employees: 1,588


Acres: 720.2
Buildings: 76

2015-16 student costs (for state residents)

Full-time undergraduate tuition: $6,470
Room and full board for new students (guaranteed for four years): $12,990
Fixed fees: $1,464
Full-time graduate tuition: $10,870 ($14,410 for MBA students)


85,948 alumni with known addresses
55,495 alumni in New York state
24,811 alumni in Central New York


Middle States Association of College and Schools Commission on Higher Education
AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
American Chemical Society
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
Council on Technology and Engineering 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
Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council

Officers of the College (2015-16)

Deborah F. Stanley

Walter B. Roettger
Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Nicholas Lyons
Vice President for Administration and Finance

Kerry Dorsey
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Jerald Woolfolk
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Richard Skolnik
Dean of Business

Julie Pretzat
Dean of Communication, Media and the Arts

Pamela Michel
Dean of Education

Adrienne McCormick
Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Brad Korbesmeyer
Interim Dean of Graduate Studies

Jill Pippin
Dean of Extended Learning


Darlene Baker, 2007-present
Saleem Cheeks ’01, 2006-present
Richard Farfaglia, 2012-2018
Michael Goldych, 2008-present
Brian McGrath, 2013-2019
James McMahon, Chair, 2008-present
Christopher Collins-McNeil ’16 2015-16
Baye Muhammad, 2013-2018
William Scriber ’80, 2010-2017
Tucker Sholtes ’15, 2014-15
Gary Sluzar, 2009-2016


Mark Baum ’81
Louis A. Borrelli Jr. ’77
Rose Crane ’81
Steve Doran ’82
Kerry Casey Dorsey ’81
Michael Durney ’83
Bob Garrett ’83
Bernie Henderson
Jack James ’62
Matt Jenal ’78
Gordon Lenz ’58
Nick Lyons
Peter McCarthy ’82
Doreen Mochrie ’85
Robert Moritz ’85
Harold E. Morse ’61
Colleen Murphy ’77
Suzanne Castrigno Sack ’84
William Spinelli ’84, Chair
Deborah F. Stanley
Marcia Thompson-Young ’81
Mark Tryniski ’85
Joseph Yacura ’74


Edgar Ames ’68
Timothy Barnhart ’02
Marc Beck ’93
Paul Brennan ’93
Michael Byrne ’79
Michael Caldwell ’70
Keith Chamberlain ’87, President
Karen Colucci Coia ’89
Raelynn Cooter ’77
Lisa Court ’83
Kerry Casey Dorsey ’81
Amy Vanderlyke Dygert ’01
Jerry Esposito ’70
Kathy Smits Evans ’84
Donna Goldsmith ’82
La-Dana Renee Jenkins ’94
Maureen Flynn Kratz ’04
Claire Lacure ’17
Donald Levine ’78
Steve Messina ’91
Joshua Miller ’08
Dana Segall Murphy ’99
Betsy Oberst
Cathleen Richards ’09
Mark Salmon ’93
Dan Scaia ’68
Lisa Marceau Schnorr ’87
Stefen Short ’10
Jennifer Shropshire ’86
Christie Torruella Smith ’08
Jeff Sorensen ’92
Deborah F. Stanley
Kevin Sutherland ’05
Koren Vaughan ’95
Richard Yacobush ’77
Thomas Yates ’89

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