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Study at SUNY College at Oneonta

The State University of New York at Oneonta is a four-year, co-educational, liberal arts college located in Oneonta, New York. It was established in 1889 as a state normal school. In 1948, it was incorporated in the State University of New York system and received its present name. The University grants admission to over 5,000 students every year.

The University is organized into the following departments:

  • Art
  • Communication Arts
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Foreign Languages
  • Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
The university s sports teams are known as the Oneonta Red Dragons. Its teams participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

Profile of SUNY College At Oneonta

Oneonta, NY is home to SUNY Oneonta. Oneonta is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at SUNY Oneonta go up to the Post-Master s certificate.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in design, music, art studies, education and teaching, and family and social work.

SUNY Oneonta Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 43% of them . Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 510 and 590.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student enrolment

SUNY Oneonta has 5,893 enrolled students .

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. SUNY Oneonta has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. SUNY Oneonta values student athletics, and belongs to the State University of New York Athletic Conference.

SUNY Oneonta Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching307education courses, school counseling, social studies teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, math teaching, English teaching, family/home economics teaching, biology teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts304speech and rhetoric, English, history, sociology, political science, museum studies, geography, anthropology, . . .
Music127music management, music
Family and Social Work124family and consumer science, family studies, food and nutrition
Therapy and Counseling89psychology
Business and Management82managerial economics, accounting
Science65biology, atmospheric sciences, geology, chemistry, physics, hydrology and water resources
Media62mass communication
Design57design and applied arts
Security and Law Enforcement45criminal justice and safety
Art Studies33art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21dietitian
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management13conservation
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy

Contact: SUNY Oneonta

SUNY College At Oneonta

Ravine Parkway

Oneonta, NY 13820-4015

General Phone: (607) 436-3500


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