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History at SUNY Oneonta

If you are interested in studying history, you may want to check out the program at SUNY Oneonta. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

SUNY Oneonta is located in Oneonta, New York and has a total student population of 6,718. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 26 students received a bachelor's degree in history from SUNY Oneonta.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.

SUNY Oneonta History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

SUNY Oneonta History Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at SUNY Oneonta compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The history major at SUNY Oneonta is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular History Schools 365
Best History Schools 414
Best History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 414

How Much Do History Graduates from SUNY Oneonta Make?

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Oneonta is $15,564. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,881 for all history students.


History Student Demographics at SUNY Oneonta

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at SUNY Oneonta.

SUNY Oneonta History Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 26 students earned a bachelor's degree in history from SUNY Oneonta. About 50% of these graduates were women and the other 50% were men. The typical history bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% women. So female students are more repesented at SUNY Oneonta since its program graduates 7% more women than average.


About 73% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at SUNY Oneonta are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a bachelor's in history.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 19
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

SUNY Oneonta also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for SUNY Oneonta.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Managers 16,600 $124,160
History Professors 2,050 $93,000
Curators 1,570 $73,850
Museum Technicians and Conservators 1,490 $56,040


*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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