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Study at SUNY College At Oswego

The State University of New York at Oswego, also known as SUNY College at Oswego or Oswego State, was founded in the year 1861. The campus consists of more than 40 buildings that are spread across an area of 690 acres. The college offers a variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It is made up of the following academic divisions:

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Communication, Media and the Arts
  • School of Education
SUNY College at Oswego’s athletics department fields more than 20 intercollegiate sports teams. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Lakers. The men’s hockey team won the NCAA Division III Ice Hockey National Championship (2006-07).

Profile of SUNY College At Oswego

SUNY Oswego is located in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Oswego, NY. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at SUNY Oswego top out at the Post-Master s certificate.

Course Topics

One of the good things about the school is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at SUNY Oswego often study media, art studies, and education and teaching.

SUNY Oswego Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. In 2007, 50% of applicants were rejected at SUNY Oswego. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 510 to 590 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 580 or higher on the math SAT.


The school s tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student enrolment

The school offers classes to 8,660 students (7,618 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

SUNY Oswego serves primarily full-time students. Many students live in housing on or near campus. Students sports include formal participation in State University of New York Athletic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Our mission is to contribute to the common good by lighting the path to wisdom and empowering women and men to pursue meaningful lives as productive, responsible citizens. "

SUNY Oswego Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching759elementary school teaching, industrial arts teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching, elementary/middle school admin, curriculum and instruction, health teaching, English teaching, . . .
Business and Management300 business management, marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, business and related services, operations management
Liberal Arts214English, history, political science, international relations, sociology, anthropology, economics, Spanish language, . . .
Media173journalism, public relations, communication studies
Therapy and Counseling 161psychology, educational psychology
Science 107biology, zoology, chemistry, atmospheric sciences, physics, geology, biochemistry
Security and Law Enforcement 88criminal justice and safety
Art Studies 54art studies
Computer Science and Engineering 40information science, computer and info science, computer support
Photography and Commercial Art26 commercial art
Family and Social Work15 social work
Drama and Performing Arts13 drama
Mathematics8applied mathematics, mathematics
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy

Contact: SUNY Oswego

SUNY College At Oswego

7060 State Route 104

Oswego, NY 13126

General Phone: (315) 312-2500


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