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State University of New York College at Geneseo

Geneseo, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%
Acceptance Rate74%

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 institution in the town of Geneseo, New York. SUNY Geneseo was founded in 1871. The college enrolls around 4,550 students a year, including 4,468 undergrads.

SUNY Geneseo Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into SUNY Geneseo. SUNY Geneseo admitted 74% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 9,103 students applied to SUNY Geneseo and 6,723 were admitted.

State University of New York College at Geneseo Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 25%

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State University of New York College at Geneseo is locatedin Geneseo, New York, near the city of Rochester.

If you would like to see SUNY Geneseo for yourself, be sure to 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

1180 - 1320


Math SAT Range

590 - 660


Reading SAT Range

570 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1180 to 1320


1180 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for SUNY Geneseo students is 1242. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to SUNY Geneseo, while applicants with SAT scores between 1180 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1180 have a low chance of being offered a spot at SUNY Geneseo.

SUNY Geneseo Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at SUNY Geneseo is like? There are approximately 4,550 students enrolled at SUNY Geneseo, including 4,468 undergraduate students and 82 graduate students. 96% 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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