SUNY Geneseo Overview
SUNY Geneseo is a public institution situated in Geneseo, New York. The surrounding location of Geneseo is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is SUNY Geneseo Known For?
- Students at SUNY Geneseo have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at SUNY Geneseo is the master's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 64% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from SUNY Geneseo with a bachelor's degree make about $48,800 a year. That's 20% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from SUNY Geneseo to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
SUNY Geneseo Rankings
SUNY Geneseo is ranked #322 out of 2,587 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 160 colleges in New York, it is ranked at #32.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
SUNY Geneseo has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY Geneseo.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards SUNY Geneseo has earned from around the web.
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Where Is SUNY Geneseo?
Contact details for SUNY Geneseo are given below.
|Address:||1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454-1465|
How Do I Get Into SUNY Geneseo?
You can apply to SUNY Geneseo online at: geneseo.edu/admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for SUNY Geneseo
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY Geneseo?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.
Average Test Scores
About 89% of students accepted to SUNY Geneseo submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 650. Math scores were between 570 and 660.
Can I Afford SUNY Geneseo?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SUNY Geneseo, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $7,229 a year. That adds up to $28,916 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SUNY Geneseo is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
SUNY Geneseo Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 82 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,627 full-time undergraduates at SUNY Geneseo, 36% are male and 64% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY Geneseo students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||141|
|Hispanic or Latino||386|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at SUNY Geneseo. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 27 countries are represented at SUNY Geneseo. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, South Korea, and Canada.
Online Learning at SUNY Geneseo
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY Geneseo has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of SUNY Geneseo
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at SUNY Geneseo was 2,014.3%. This is the #64 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNY Geneseo regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
SUNY Geneseo Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Benjamin D. Esham under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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