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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.

Questions? Please email or call 866-245-5211. We're here for you.

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Academic Programs

50 undergraduate degree programs

25 interdisciplinary minors

graduate programs in accounting and education

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49% of graduates have a double major and/or both a major and a minor

Student Profile

2018-2019 Incoming Class

Applications: 11,858

Freshmen: 10,548
Transfer: 1,224
Graduate: 86

Incoming Students: 1,643

Undergraduate: 1,343
Transfer: 246
Graduate: 54

SAT: 1230 | GPA: 92.3 | ACT: 26 (First-year general admits)

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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

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Student Body

5,447 undergraduate 94 graduate

Geneseo's 5,541 students

are 20.4% multicultural

and hail from 28 states

and 23 countries

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Honor Societies

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 GuideU.S. News & World Report, and The Princeton Review. Some of our most recent rankings and honors are below. More awards and rankings.

Contact Admissions

Phone: (866) 245-5211, (585) 245-5571
Fax: (585) 245-5550

Mailing Address

SUNY Geneseo
200 Doty Hall, 1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

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