State University of New York College at Geneseo requires at least 120 to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at SUNY Geneseo, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. SUNY Geneseo accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Geneseo has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 75% of students who start college at SUNY Geneseo finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
SUNY Geneseo offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: SUNY Geneseo may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
SUNY Geneseo has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with SUNY Geneseo directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, SUNY Geneseo students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Geneseo.
Student Designed Majors
SUNY Geneseo allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
SUNY Geneseo does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ SUNY Geneseo offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ SUNY Geneseo has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ SUNY Geneseo offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ SUNY Geneseo offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at SUNY Geneseo.
🟨 SUNY Geneseo does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Fraser Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
SUNY Geneseo offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Case Western Reserve; Clarkson University; Columbia University; University at Buffalo and State University of New York
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration with Alfred University; Binghamton University and State University of New York; Clarkson University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Union College
•Physical therapy with SUNY Upstate Medical University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does SUNY Geneseo have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
SUNY Geneseo has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at SUNY Geneseo include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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