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SUNY Geneseo Awards & Rankings

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.

Geneseo Earns National Ranking for Pell Graduation Rates

SUNY Geneseo is number 15 among U.S. public, four-year institutions for six-year graduation rates among recipients of federal Pell grants.

Geneseo Earns Seven “Best” Schools Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

Geneseo has again made several of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges lists.

Geneseo Named a 2022 Best College

The Princeton Review has named SUNY Geneseo one of the Best 387 Colleges in 2022.

Geneseo Tops Washington Monthly Rankings

Washington Monthly magazine has named SUNY Geneseo number one on its annual ranking based on what schools do for the country.

Fiske Guide 2022 Honors SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022

Geneseo Ranks in Top 10 for Four-Year Graduation Rates

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 a “Voter Friendly Campus”

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. 

Geneseo Earns Multiple Rankings From U.S. News

SUNY Geneseo has again made several of U.S. News & World Report’s regional ranking lists. The College ranked third in the “Top Public Schools” in the North, retaining the same high rank earned in 2020.

Washington Monthly Gives Nod to Geneseo's Master's Programs

Washington Monthly magazine has named SUNY Geneseo to three of its 2020 rankings and honor lists.

Princeton Review Says We're 'Academically Outstanding'

The Princeton Review selected SUNY Geneseo for inclusion in its 2021 edition of The Best 386 Colleges. The College also appears on the ranking company's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast list.

Fiske Recognizes Geneseo's Outstanding Academics

SUNY Geneseo is featured in the latest edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. The College was selected for its outstanding educational value and high-quality academics.

Geneseo is a Top 100 Public College

SUNY Geneseo is in the top 100 on Business First's list of the nation’s top public colleges, ranking 66th out of 485 four-year public institutions in the country.