Founded in 1871, SUNY Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college with 50 undergraduate degree programs, 25 interdisciplinary minors, and graduate programs in accounting and education. Located in Upstate New York, it's a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo.
Updates for Admitted and Prospective Students
Campus Tours: Regretfully, due to COVID-19, we are not accepting walk-in visitors. As of August 3, Geneseo will offer personalized, single-family, tours of the campus grounds. Space is limited, and registration is required. Register for a visit. We are eager to meet you! We also have a variety of virtual experiences to explore further everything Geneseo has to offer!
Fraser Library: Architects have released preliminary drawings of the Fraser Hall library redesign, which is expected to be done by fall. Fraser will serve as the hub for library services, materials and personnel while Milne Library undergoes a $35 million renovation.
SAT/ACT Test Optional: Geneseo is now test optional, see our FAQs page for more information.
Upcoming Admissions Events
49% of graduates have a double major and/or both a major and a minor
2018-2019 Incoming Class
Incoming Students: 1,643
SAT: 1230 | GPA: 92.3 | ACT: 26 (First-year general admits)
We Are Geneseo
"Between the warm and welcoming community and the beautiful campus, Geneseo immediately felt like a home away from home."
- Annie, Class of 2020
5,447 undergraduate 94 graduate
Geneseo's 5,541 students
are 20.4% multicultural
and hail from 28 states
and 23 countries
Geneseo is one of only 286 four-year colleges in the nation to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the United States
Awards and Rankings
SUNY Geneseo receives consistently high rankings 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 below. More awards and rankings.