Latest College Rankings

Sept. 9, 2014: Geneseo Earns "Top Undergraduate Teaching" and "Top Public School" in the North from U.S. News & World Report

SUNY Geneseo tops the “U.S. News & World Report” Best Undergraduate Teaching” rankings among north region universities in its just-published “Best Colleges 2015” guidebook. Geneseo has ranked first in that category for four of the five years “U.S. News” has included it in its rankings. The college also is second in the "Top Public Schools" category and 14th in the general rankings for north region universities.

The U.S. News & World Report rankings have been published for many years and Geneseo has consistently appeared among the top 15 schools in the college's categories.

All of this year’s “U.S. News” rankings are available online and published in the 2015 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook.


Aug. 25, 2014: Geneseo Fifth Nationally in 'Washington Monthly' Rankings for Contribution to the Public Good

Washington Monthly magazine has ranked SUNY Geneseo fifth overall among the nation’s master's universities for its contribution to the public good across three broad categories: social mobility, research and promoting an ethic of service to country.

Washington Monthly has published its rankings since 2005. View the complete 2014 master's universities rankings.


Aug. 7, 2014: Geneseo on 'The Princeton Review's' Best Colleges List for 2015

SUNY Geneseo is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the college in the just-published 2015 edition of its annual flagship college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges." About 15% of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and an additional four outside the country are profiled in the book. The rankings are posted online.


July 2, 2014:
Geneseo Among 44 Best-Buy Schools in the 2015 'Fiske Guide to Colleges'

SUNY Geneseo is among 44 “Best Buy Schools” in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom, named in the 2015 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.  he publication names 44 institutions this year – 22 public and 22 private – as “Best Buys,” categorized as inexpensive or moderately priced with a four- or five-star academic rating. Geneseo has been consistently named to the list for several years. Among other public colleges on the list are the University of Edinburgh and University of St. Andrews in the U.K.; the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill and Asheville); Purdue University; University of Texas at Austin; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Among private colleges on the list are Baylor University, Rice University and the California Institute of Technology.


April 22, 2014: 'The Princeton Review' Names Geneseo Among the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the Country

Geneseo has been recognized for its efforts in environmental sustainability in the 2014 edition of "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges." The guide profiles 330 institutions of higher education in the United States and two in Canada that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation. The guide cites Geneseo's commitment to "thinking Geneseo green," including the work of its Environmental Impact and Sustainability Task Force, introducing the Geneseo Public Bus Service and promoting "Geneseo Gives Back," a waste diversion program that keeps an estimated 15 tons of materials from landfills at the end of each academic year.


Jan. 28, 2014: Princeton Review Places Geneseo on Best Value Colleges List for 2014

SUNY Geneseo is among the nation’s 150 “Best Value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review.  The education services company has profiled Geneseo in its latest book, “The Best Value Colleges: 2014 Edition.” The book profiles 75 public and 75 private colleges the Princeton Review designates as "best values" based on more than 30 data points covering academics, cost, and financial aid as well as data from The Princeton Review’s surveys of students at the schools in the past three academic years.


Dec. 23, 2013: Geneseo Ranks Highly in U.S. News Efficiency Report

GENESEO, N.Y. – U.S. News & World Report has placed SUNY Geneseo second among universities in the country's north region for providing a high quality education while spending relatively less than its peers to achieve it.

This is the second year U.S. News has published its operating efficiency rankings, generated by dividing a school's 2012 fiscal year financial resources per student by its overall score in the 2014 best colleges rankings.