SUNY Oswego Overview
Located in Oswego, New York, SUNY Oswego is a public institution. Oswego is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is SUNY Oswego Known For?
- Students at SUNY Oswego have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at SUNY Oswego is the post-master's certificate.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, SUNY Oswego bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,900 a year. That's about 8% more than their peers at other schools.
- The average SUNY Oswego student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
SUNY Oswego 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.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY Oswego.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards SUNY Oswego has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best German Language Teacher Education Master’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#1||Best Value Colleges for German Language Teacher Education||College Factual|
|#1||Best Value Colleges for Other Philosophy||College Factual|
|#2||Best Trade & Industrial Teacher Education Master’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#3||Best Technology Education Master’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#11||Best Radio & Television Schools||College Factual|
Where Is SUNY Oswego?
Contact details for SUNY Oswego are given below.
|Address:||7060 State Route 104, Oswego, NY 13126|
How Do I Get Into SUNY Oswego?
You can apply to SUNY Oswego online at: https://www.oswego.edu/admissions/apply-now
Admission Requirements for SUNY Oswego
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY Oswego?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.
Average Test Scores
About 99% of students accepted to SUNY Oswego submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 600. Math scores were between 510 and 590.
Can I Afford SUNY Oswego?
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 Oswego, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $7,460 a year. That adds up to $29,840 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SUNY Oswego is 4.6%. 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 Oswego Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 963 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,211 full-time undergraduates at SUNY Oswego, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY Oswego students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||682|
|Hispanic or Latino||833|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at SUNY Oswego. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 44 countries are represented at SUNY Oswego. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Canada.
Online Learning at SUNY Oswego
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY Oswego has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 30th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of SUNY Oswego
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at SUNY Oswego was $7,934 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $17,784. The following table shows how SUNY Oswego is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||#1||#1|
|Public Relations & Advertising||#7||#4|
|Communication & Journalism||#40||#56|
|Communication & Media Studies||#43||#49|
Online Growth Rankings of SUNY Oswego
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at SUNY Oswego was 78.6%. This is the #489 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNY Oswego 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 Oswego 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
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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