SUNY Oswego is on a 696-acre campus in the small town setting of Oswego, New York, not far from Syracuse.
There are many activities and organizations for SUNY Oswego students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? SUNY Oswego has fraternities and sororities.
SUNY Oswego has several thriving club/intramural sports. In fact, more students participate in the club/intramural sports than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at SUNY Oswego include student radio/television stations (WNYO and WTOP), Outdoor Club, Dance Organization (Del Sarte) and Accounting Society.
SUNY Oswego students' favorite campus events are Quest, May Day/Spring Fling and Family and Friends Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at SUNY Oswego.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||49%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||4,400|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,200|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||51%|
SUNY Oswego offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most SUNY Oswego students live off campus. In 2022, 49% of undergrads at SUNY Oswego lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 51% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Oswego. There are 4,400 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,135 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,200 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
SUNY Oswego offers coed housing.
At SUNY Oswego there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at SUNY Oswego:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
State University of New York at Oswego is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Oswego campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit SUNY Oswego, take New York State Route 481 to Oswego, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Syracuse Hancock International airport.
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