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2020 SUNY Oswego Annual Report

Facts and Figures

SUNY Oswego contributes to the common good by lighting the path to wisdom and empowering every person in the college community to pursue a meaningful life as a productive, responsible member of society.


Fall 2019 Enrollment

Total: 7,830

  • 6,920 undergraduates; 95% are full-time/5% are part-time
  • 910 graduate students; 35% are full-time/65% are part-time

30% of total student body and 35% of the fall 2019 entering class (including international students) self-identified as Hispanic, African-American, Asian, Native American, Pacific Islander or multi-ethnic.

Fall 2019 First-Year Student Statistics

Distribution of Fall 2019 Class by College/School:

Average undergraduate SAT/ACT/GPA: 1153/24/88

46% of Fall 2019 first-year students received a four-year renewable SUNY Oswego scholarship


  • Fall 2014 Cohort 4-Year Graduation Rate as of Fall 2019: 55% (5-year programs removed)
  • Fall 2018 Cohort Retention Rate as of Fall 2019: 77.4%

Class of 2019 First Destination Outcomes as of Fall 2020:

  • 94% employed and/or continuing education
  • 89% of those working full-time are in their field of choice
  • 74% work in New York State

Economic Impact on Region

Largest Public Employer in Oswego County

4,437 full-time, part-time and student employees in 2019 - 2020*
62% of non-student employees lived in Oswego County**

* Data current as of August 7, 2020
** Data current as of August 4, 2020

Campus renewal and capital projects

Over the past 5 years of campus renovations and new construction, SUNY Oswego’s capital plan projects exceeded $91 million and injected more than $50 million into New York’s economy

Research dollars in action

$4.3 million in federal, state and private support
More than $1 million invested in campus support for teaching, research, experiential and pre-professional learning opportunities

Student scholarships and endowment

In fiscal year 2019 - 2020, the college raised a total of $10,699,370

Nearly 86% of ALL 2018–2019 students enrolled received a total of more than $84 million in aid (scholarships, grants and loans)

Oswego College Foundation, Inc.

2019-20 all college budget: $195.5 million



These charts reflect SUNY Oswego’s operating results during the 2018-19 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 $21,539,583 in 2019-20.

Capital outlay

$23.9 million
The college had capital construction and equipment outlay, across all funds and operations, amounting to $23,910,541 in 2019-20.

For more information, visit Oswego by the Numbers.


Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of College and Schools

AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

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College leadership (2019-20)

Deborah F. Stanley

Scott R. Furlong
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jerri Howland
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Nick Lyons
Vice President for Administration and Finance

Mary Canale
Vice President for Alumni Relations and Development

Kristi Eck
Chief of Staff

Rodmon King
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Mary C. Toale
Executive Assistant to the President

Wayne Westervelt
Chief Communication Officer

Pamela D. Caraccioli
Deputy to the President for External Partnerships and Economic Development