Named a "best and most interesting" college by Fiske Guide 2022 for the quality of academics and students' social and quality-of-life ratings.
#3 Top Public School in the Regional North, U.S. News & World Report (2022)
#1 among 616 master's universities in the nation for contributions to the public good (Washington Monthly)
On average, tuition and fees at private colleges are four times those of SUNY Geneseo.
With NY State's Excelsior Scholarship, you may be able to attend Geneseo tuition free.
90.7% of our faculty hold a PhD or other terminal degree.
Among undergraduate institutions, Geneseo ranks in the top 10 nationally for the number of alumni with doctorates in STEM fields.
Geneseo is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus and in our classrooms.
We're one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges (Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges 2022).
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Why pay four times the price?
Tuition and fees
Excludes room and board
Tuition and fees
Excludes room and board - see our cost & financial aid overview
There are many choices for on-campus housing, including rooms, suites, and townhouses.
Geneseo's residence communities each have their own vibe and activities. Students can choose to live near others who share the same class year, major, or special interest if they want.
There are more than 180 student groups and clubs at Geneseo.
There are also dozens of sports teams, music and theatre groups, volunteer programs, and research and sustainability opportunities. Events on campus happen constantly and include movies, concerts, and other activities.
Geneseo's focus is on providing fresh, healthy, local food options.
The campus has a nutrition and wellness manager to ensure plenty of choices for students with special diets and dietary restrictions, including gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and kosher.
The river valley is pretty in every season and close to a number of cities and recreational areas.
You can be at Letchworth State Park or Conesus Lake in 10 minutes, an area ski slope in 25 minutes, Rochester in 30 minutes, and Buffalo in just over an hour.