Dec. 27, 2012: Geneseo Among Kiplinger's Top Best-Value Public Colleges in the Nation
SUNY Geneseo is ranked first for out-of-state students and ninth for in-state students in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's 2013 list of best values among the nation's public four-year colleges. The rankings recognize four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.
The annual list of the top 100 schools is available in Kiplinger's February 2013 issue and online.
Sept. 12, 2012: Geneseo Tops 'Best Undergraduate Teaching' List for North in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
U.S. News & World Report has placed SUNY Geneseo at the top of its "Best Undergraduate Teaching" institutions list among north region universities in the publication's 2013 best colleges guidebook. The college also tied for 5th in the region in the "Up-and-Comers" category and 10th in the general north region university rankings.
In the general north region university rankings, Geneseo was one of three public colleges ranked in the top 20.
The U.S. News & World Report rankings have been published for many years and Geneseo has consistently appeared among the top dozen or so schools in the college's categories.
Aug. 27, 2012: College Ranks 17th in Washington Monthly Magazine Rankings
SUNY Geneseo is 17th overall in the nation among all "master's universities" in Washington Monthly magazine's 2012 college rankings.
The magazine's "master's universities" category includes schools that offer comprehensive undergraduate programs, some master's programs but few, if any, doctoral programs.
The magazine ranks the schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students and helping them earn degrees); research production (focusing particularly on schools whose undergraduates to on to earn doctorates); and commitment to service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).
Washington Monthly has published its rankings since 2005. View the complete 2012 rankings.
Aug. 21, 2012: Princeton Review Places Geneseo on Best Colleges List for 2013
The Princeton Review has named SUNY Geneseo one of the best institutions in the country for undergraduate education in the 2013 edition of its annual guide, "The Best 377 Colleges." Geneseo has been on the list for several years.
About 15 percent of America's approximately 2,500 four-year colleges and three outside the country are profiled in the book, The Princeton Review's flagship college guide. It includes detailed profiles of the colleges with rating scores for all schools in eight categories, plus ranking lists of top-20 schools in the book in 62 categories based on the surveys of students attending the colleges.
Aug. 3, 2012: Geneseo Advances on Forbes Magazine's Top 100 'Best Buy' Colleges List
SUNY Geneseo has advanced to 46th on Forbes magazine's "Top 100 Best Buy Colleges" list, which was published this week in conjunction with the magazine's list of "America's Top Colleges" for 2012. Geneseo ranked 62nd on the list last year.
The best-buy list is calculated by taking a college's overall quality ranking and dividing that by the school's in-state tuition and fees. Geneseo moved up to 322 on the overall quality list, which ranks 650 schools. Last year Geneseo's ranking was 412. The United States has about 2,400 degree-granting colleges.
July 27, 2012: Geneseo Among 41 'Best Buy' Schools in 2013 'The Fiske Guide to Colleges'
Geneseo is among 41 "Best Buy Schools" named in the 2013 edition of "The Fiske Guide to Colleges." Inclusion on the list in the highly respected publication is based on the quality of academic offerings in relation to the cost of attendance.
This year, the publication names 41 institutions - 20 public and 21 private - as "Best Buys," categorized as inexpensive or moderately priced with a four- or five-star academic rating.
Feb. 7, 2012: Geneseo Named to Princeton Review's List Of 75 ‘Best Value' Public Colleges for 2011
The Princeton Review has again named SUNY Geneseo one of the nation's top 75 "Best Value" public colleges and universities. The education service company has joined USA TODAY in releasing results of the report, "The Best Value Colleges: 2012 Edition." Geneseo has consistently been included on the list.
Nov. 3, 2010: Geneseo Ranks Highly on SCA Internship Participation List
SUNY Geneseo was ninth in the nation for the number of current students and recent alumni participating in Student Conservation Association (SCA) internships for the 2009-10 school year.
Fifteen from Geneseo were involved in SCA internships ranging from trail maintenance in Virginia's Jefferson National Forest to preserving and cataloging historic archive collections of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. Geneseo joins much larger schools on the top-10 list, such as the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Clemson, Michigan State University and the University of Florida.
The SCA connects young people to the natural world by engaging them in hands-on service to the land, helping them to interpret and protect the country's vital natural, historical and cultural resource treasures.
Sept. 13, 2010: Geneseo Among ‘Most Desirable Rural Schools' in Kaplan/Newsweek Rankings
SUNY Geneseo is ranked #21 on the Kaplan/Newsweek list of the 25 "Most Desirable Rural Schools" in the United States. It is the first year that rankings have been part of the Kaplan/Newsweek "Finding the Right College for You" guide.
The publication highlights 25 schools in 12 categories to assist prospective students and their parents in college decision-making. Geneseo joins schools such as Dartmouth College, Amherst College and Clemson University in the rural school category. The publication based rankings in the category on the same criteria as the 25 "Most Desirable Schools in America" category and then adjusted the ranking to include only schools in rural areas.
Newsweek and Kaplan, an educational and career services provider best known for its test prep programs, are subsidiaries of The Washington Post Co.
Aug. 22, 2010: Geneseo on Parade Magazine's ‘A-List' of Colleges
Parade magazine, a Sunday supplement distributed by numerous newspapers across the country, has placed Geneseo on its "A-List" of 20 small public schools in the nation.
The Aug. 22 issue contains "A-List" schools across the country, based on recommendations from top high school counselors. Geneseo's inclusion was based on responses from 43 counselors.
The article notes that schools in Geneseo's category "combine the communal feel of a small liberal-arts college with the breadth of choice offered by a big niversity," and asserts that "this may be one of the very best public institutions for teaching and learning in the nation. Geneseo kids are plenty smart and want to learn."