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SUNY Oneonta Overview

Located in Oneonta, New York, SUNY Oneonta is a public institution. Oneonta is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is SUNY Oneonta Known For?

1,527 Undergraduate Awards
$27,396 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at SUNY Oneonta is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at SUNY Oneonta.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, SUNY Oneonta bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,400 a year. That's about 6% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average SUNY Oneonta student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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SUNY Oneonta Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

SUNY Oneonta has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#369 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY Oneonta.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Arts & Media Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best General Family & Consumer Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Food, Nutrition & Related Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Arts & Media Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Student Counseling Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards SUNY Oneonta has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Value Colleges for Arts & Media Management College Factual
#3 Best Colleges for General Family & Consumer Sciences College Factual
#17 Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences College Factual
#24 Best Value Colleges for Psychology College Factual
#24 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature College Factual
#25 Best Value Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual

Where Is SUNY Oneonta?

Location of SUNY Oneonta

Contact details for SUNY Oneonta are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 108 Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820-4015
Phone: 607-436-3500
Website: https://suny.oneonta.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SUNYOneonta
Twitter: http://twitter.com/SUNY_Oneonta

How Do I Get Into SUNY Oneonta?

You can apply to SUNY Oneonta online at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/apply-now

Admission Requirements for SUNY Oneonta

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY Oneonta?

60% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
85% Submit SAT Scores
SUNY Oneonta has an acceptance rate of 60%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 56%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.

Average Test Scores

About 85% of students accepted to SUNY Oneonta submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 600. Math scores were between 520 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for SUNY Oneonta  ( 520 to 600 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for SUNY Oneonta  ( 520 to 590 )
200
800
SUNY Oneonta received ACT scores from 38% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 25. Math scores were between 20 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 25.

ACT English Scores for SUNY Oneonta  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for SUNY Oneonta  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for SUNY Oneonta  ( 21 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford SUNY Oneonta?

$27,396 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
2.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of SUNY Oneonta is $27,396. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SUNY Oneonta, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $7,239 a year. That adds up to $28,956 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SUNY Oneonta is 2.7%. 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 Oneonta Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,942 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,064 undergraduate students at SUNY Oneonta, with 5,942 being full-time and 122 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SUNY Oneonta

There are also 464 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,942 full-time undergraduates at SUNY Oneonta, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SUNY Oneonta

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY Oneonta students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 121
Black or African American 297
Hispanic or Latino 931
White 4,167
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 395

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at SUNY Oneonta. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at SUNY Oneonta

350 Took All Classes Online
396 Took At Least One Class Online
34.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 396 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY Oneonta has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 68th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of SUNY Oneonta

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at SUNY Oneonta was 34.5%. This is the #629 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNY Oneonta regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SUNY Oneonta majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 6%
Multilingual Education 50%
Special Education 22%
Student Counseling 33%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 18%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SUNY Oneonta ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SUNY Oneonta.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Student Counseling #5
Education #130

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 Oneonta Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Communication & Media Studies 216 0 0 216
General Psychology 145 0 0 145
General Biology 128 0 4 132
Business/Managerial Economics 128 0 0 128
Teacher Education Subject Specific 38 0 80 118
Teacher Education Grade Specific 112 0 0 112
Criminal Justice & Corrections 96 0 0 96
Arts & Media Management 70 0 0 70
Design & Applied Arts 57 0 0 57
Sociology 48 0 0 48
General Visual & Performing Arts 44 0 0 44
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 31 0 12 43
Natural Resources Conservation 32 0 9 41
History 36 0 0 36
Mathematics 31 0 0 31
Human Development & Family Studies 30 0 0 30
Political Science & Government 29 0 0 29
Computer Information Systems 24 0 0 24
Instructional Media Design 0 0 23 23
Museum Studies 0 0 23 23
Accounting 21 0 0 21
General English Literature 21 0 0 21
Geography & Cartography 16 0 0 16
Fine & Studio Arts 16 0 0 16
Student Counseling 0 6 9 15
Literature 14 0 0 14
Anthropology 14 0 0 14
Geological & Earth Sciences 13 0 0 13
Physics 13 0 0 13
Drama & Theater Arts 13 0 0 13
Economics 12 0 0 12
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 10 0 0 10
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 10 0 0 10
General Family & Consumer Sciences 10 0 0 10
Special Education 0 0 9 9
Ethnic Studies 7 0 0 7
Romance Languages 7 0 0 7
Health & Physical Education 7 0 0 7
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 6 0 0 6
Chemistry 6 0 0 6
International Relations & National Security 6 0 0 6
Philosophy 4 0 0 4
Statistics 3 0 0 3
Multilingual Education 0 2 0 2
Music 2 0 0 2
Gerontology 1 0 0 1
Other Education 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,527 8 169 1,704

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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