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State University of New York College at Geneseo

Geneseo, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate75%

About SUNY Geneseo

Founded in 1871, SUNY Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college. Nationally recognized for excellence and value in the liberal arts, Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty, its welcoming atmosphere, and its reputation for producing successful alumni.

Located on 220 acres in the historic Village of Geneseo, and a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo, Geneseo offers a warm environment for learning and discovery. The campus embodies the classic aesthetic of Northeastern colleges with brick walkways, shade trees, and ivy-draped buildings.

State University of New York College at Geneseo is a public, state college in the town of Geneseo, New York. SUNY Geneseo was founded in 1871. The university enrolls around 4,210 students per year, including 4,136 undergraduates.

SUNY Geneseo Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into SUNY Geneseo. In 2022, SUNY Geneseo accepted 75% of applicants. Out of 9,068 applications received in 2022, 6,794 students were offered admission.

State University of New York College at Geneseo Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27%

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State University of New York College at Geneseo is located in Geneseo, New York, near Rochester.

If you want to see SUNY Geneseo for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 390 to Geneseo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greater Rochester International.

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College Info

1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454-1401

Campus Setting: Small Town

SUNY Geneseo Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Geneseo is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Geneseo is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY Geneseo SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1170 - 1310


Math SAT Range

580 - 660


Reading SAT Range

580 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1310 and Above


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1170 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for SUNY Geneseo students is 1246. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to SUNY Geneseo, while applicants with SAT scores between 1170 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1170 have a low chance of being offered a spot at SUNY Geneseo.

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Wondering what life at SUNY Geneseo is like? There are approximately 4,210 students enrolled at SUNY Geneseo, including 4,136 undergraduate students and 74 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NY and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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