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:
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
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
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.
Students commonly pursue
studies in design, music, art studies, education and teaching, and family and
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
SUNY Oneonta has 5,893 enrolled
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
SUNY Oneonta Programs and Degrees
Most Common Majors
Education and Teaching
education courses, school
counseling, social studies teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching,
math teaching, English teaching, family/home economics teaching, biology
. . .
rhetoric, English, history, sociology, political science, museum
studies, geography, anthropology,
. . .
Family and Social Work
and consumer science, family studies, food and nutrition
Therapy and Counseling
Business and Management
atmospheric sciences, geology, chemistry, physics, hydrology and water
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