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.
Did you know that Geneseo is now SAT/ACT test-optional? See our test optional FAQ for more information.
- Updates for Admitted and Prospective Students
Campus Tours: Regretfully, due to COVID-19, we are not accepting walk-in visitors. While we are eager to meet you, many of our fall tour dates are fully booked. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily and will update future visit opportunities as they become available. Please feel free to add your name to our tour waitlist and we'll be glad to welcome you to campus at our earliest opportunity.
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 this fall. Fraser will serve as the hub for library services, materials, and personnel while Milne Library undergoes a $35 million renovation.
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.