Prospective students commonly consider Geneseo alongside a broad range of selective private and public institutions. Those who choose Geneseo do so because of its reputation as an exceptional liberal arts college, and with the knowledge that they will receive a first-rate education at a fraction of the cost of many competing institutions.
The excellent value of SUNY Geneseo is further reinforced by its consistently high ranking in respected education review guides such as Fiske Guide, U.S. News & World Report, and The Princeton Review. Some of our most recent rankings and honors are listed below. Ready to apply?
These rankings represent a selection of some of SUNY Geneseo's top distinctions from the most widely-known and respected ranking lists. Some department-specific awards and rankings may also be found in department news or on department websites.
The Princeton Review has again named SUNY Geneseo as a Best Value College, based on a combination of institutional and student survey data, including academic rigor, affordability, and career outcomes for graduates, among others.
SUNY Geneseo was recently named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic pathways the College has created to support transfer students.
Geneseo’s School of Business has received extension of its business accreditation from the AACSB International (AACSB), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Such accreditation by the AACSB International Board of Directors is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s 16,000 business schools.
SUNY Geneseo has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards for the fourth time in the college’s history and the fourth consecutive year.
The Chronicle of Higher Education recently recognized SUNY Geneseo as ninth in the nation for four-year graduation rates at highly residential public institutions.
Geneseo is again designated a “Voter Friendly Campus” for 2019-2020 through a program sponsored by NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project.