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SUNY Geneseo

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Established in 1871, the SUNY Geneseo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Geneseo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, SUNY Geneseo (SUNY Geneseo) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. SUNY Geneseo (SUNY Geneseo) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 153-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SUNY Geneseo also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


SUNY Geneseo's Control Typepublic


SUNY Geneseo's Entity Typenon-profit


SUNY Geneseo' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


SUNY Geneseo's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Acronym SUNY Geneseo
Founded 1871
Motto To learn, to search, to serve
Colours Blue and white
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University Location

Address 1 College Circle
14454-1465 New York
United States
SUNY Geneseo's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
SUNY Geneseo Phone Number +1 (585) 245 5000
SUNY Geneseo Fax Number +1 (585) 245 5005

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following SUNY Geneseo's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify SUNY Geneseo's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This SUNY Geneseo's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at SUNY Geneseo.

SUNY Geneseo: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic SUNY Geneseo's admission information.

SUNY Geneseo's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

SUNY Geneseo's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has SUNY Geneseo a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

SUNY Geneseo's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
  • Recommendations are recommended
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES

SUNY Geneseo's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

SUNY Geneseo's Admission Office Admission Office

1 College Circle
Geneseo 14454-1471
(585) 245 5571
866 245 5211

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for SUNY Geneseo.

SUNY Geneseo's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

SUNY Geneseo has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

SUNY Geneseo's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

SUNY Geneseo's Control Type Control Type

SUNY Geneseo is a public higher education institution.

SUNY Geneseo's Entity Type Entity Type

SUNY Geneseo is a non-profit higher education institution.

SUNY Geneseo's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

SUNY Geneseo's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

SUNY Geneseo's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.

Religious Affiliation

SUNY Geneseo does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official SUNY Geneseo's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with other professional programs

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of SUNY Geneseo's main facilities:

SUNY Geneseo's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit SUNY Geneseo's Library

SUNY College at Geneseo's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 127,909 physical volumes, 5,116 physical media and 59 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 33 full-time employees, including 11 librarians. SUNY College at Geneseo's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

SUNY Geneseo's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the SUNY Geneseo provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,297 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

SUNY Geneseo's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of SUNY Geneseo's main services:

SUNY Geneseo's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

SUNY Geneseo's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

SUNY Geneseo's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

SUNY Geneseo's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

SUNY Geneseo's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

SUNY Geneseo's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

SUNY Geneseo is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important SUNY Geneseo's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important SUNY Geneseo's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some SUNY Geneseo's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

SUNY Geneseo's Facebook page SUNY Geneseo's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

SUNY Geneseo's X (formerly Twitter) page SUNY Geneseo's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

SUNY Geneseo's YouTube channel SUNY Geneseo's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

SUNY Geneseo's Instagram page SUNY Geneseo's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

SUNY Geneseo's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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