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The Office of Admissions provides a student-centered approach to the college admissions process, with a focus on inclusivity and equity. We value being accessible, welcoming, and authentic in all of our interactions with students and their families, both on campus and away. Our staff is committed to fostering a nurturing environment that supports the aspirations of the future classes of Geneseo.

Have questions? Connect with one of our admission counselors and get personal attention and answers to all of your questions.

SUNY Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college with 145 programs of study and graduate programs in accounting and education. Located in Upstate NY, it's a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo.

Visit Geneseo

Join us at one of our Fall Open House events, October 10 or November 11, 2022. We also offer in-person tours Monday through Saturday. See you soon!

No SAT/ACT Needed to Apply

Did you know that Geneseo is now SAT/ACT test-optional? See our test optional FAQ for more information.

Academic Programs

50 undergraduate degree programs

26 interdisciplinary minors

graduate programs in accounting and education

9 partnership programs with area colleges

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

Student Profile

2021-2022 Incoming Class

Applications: 9,103

Incoming Students: 1,007
Undergraduate: 781
Transfer: 182
Graduate: 44

SAT: 1242 | GPA: 93 | ACT: 27.6 (First-year general admits)

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Contact Us

admissions @

(866) 245-5211 or (585) 245-5571

Ask Questions

Have questions? Connect with one of our admission counselors and get personal attention and answers to all of your questions.

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Student Body

4,468 undergraduate 71 graduate

Geneseo's 4,539 students

are 18.1% multicultural

and hail from 17 states

and 9 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

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

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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