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.
SUNY Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college with 50 undergraduate degree programs and graduate programs in accounting and education. Located in Upstate NY, it's a short drive from Rochester and Buffalo.
Have questions? Connect with one of our admission counselors and get personal attention and answers to all of your questions.
There are multiple options for prospective students and their families to visit and tour Geneseo. We have three open house events this fall, in-person tours are available most days of the week, and we also offer virtual campus tours. Sign up and we'll 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.
49% of graduates have a double major and/or both a major and a minor
2020-2021 Incoming Class
Incoming Students: 1,107
SAT: 1232 | GPA: 93.2 | ACT: 27 (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
4,828 undergraduate 82 graduate
Geneseo's 4,910 students
are 18.6% multicultural
and hail from 21 states
and 13 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.