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SUNY--Geneseo is a public institution that was founded in 1871. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,485, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 220 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. SUNY--Geneseo's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 10. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,093 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,343 (2012-13).
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SUNY College at 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.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to SUNY--Geneseo, it's important to note the application deadline is January 1, and the early decision deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due January 1. The application fee at SUNY--Geneseo is $50. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 43.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||43.2%|
|Application deadline||January 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||January 1|
The student-faculty ratio at SUNY--Geneseo is 20:1, and the school has 26.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at SUNY--Geneseo include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Education; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 91.2 percent.
SUNY--Geneseo has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,485, with a gender distribution of 42.9 percent male students and 57.1 percent female students. At this school, 53.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 47.0 percent of students live off campus. SUNY--Geneseo is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
SUNY--Geneseo offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. SUNY--Geneseo also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at SUNY--Geneseo, 21 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at SUNY--Geneseo.
|Students who have cars on campus||21%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At SUNY--Geneseo, 42.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,472.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,093 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,343 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,962 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data