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SUNY Geneseo - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo

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SUNY Geneseo Description:

SUNY Geneseo is a highly ranked public liberal arts college located on the western edge of New York State's Finger Lakes region. Geneseo receives high marks for its value for both in-state and out-of-state students. The combination of low cost and quality academics has made SUNY Geneseo one of the more selective public colleges in the country. Strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned the college a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,557 (5,388 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,430 (in-state); $16,880 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,242
  • Other Expenses: $2,000
  • Total Cost: $21,672 (in-state); $31,122 (out-of-state)

SUNY Geneseo Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 60%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 42%
    • Loans: 42%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,742
    • Loans: $6,0634

Scholarships for SUNY Geneseo (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Education, English, History, Political Science, Psychology, Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology,

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 90%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 16%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 67%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

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Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

SUNY Geneseo Mission Statement:

mission statement from the official SUNY Geneseo website

"SUNY Geneseo, nationally recognized as a center of excellence in undergraduate education, is a public liberal arts college with selected professional and master's level programs. It combines a rigorous curriculum and a rich co-curricular life to create a learning-centered environment. The entire college community works together to develop socially responsible citizens with skills and values important to the pursuit of an enriched life and success in the world."

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