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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.

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.

Visit Geneseo

There are multiple options for prospective students and their families to visit and tour Geneseo. We have in-person tours Monday through Saturday, 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.

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Ask Questions

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

Academic Programs

50 undergraduate degree programs

26 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

2020-2021 Incoming Class

Applications: 11,081
Freshmen: 10,250
Transfer: 831
Graduate: 79

Incoming Students: 1,107
Undergraduate: 891
Transfer: 174
Graduate: 42

SAT: 1232 | GPA: 93.2 | ACT: 27 (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

4,828 undergraduate 82 graduate

Geneseo's 4,910 students

are 18.6% multicultural

and hail from 21 states

and 13 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

Email: admissions@geneseo.edu
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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