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Information About Geneseo for School Counselors

Geneseo’s admissions team recognizes the essential role school counselors and teachers play in the well-being of their students, and we’re honored to partner with you as you guide them toward their post-secondary goals. We hope the resources on this page make your job easier.

Contact us any time at admissions@geneseo.edu or (585) 245-5571. We're happy to answer any questions you have.

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Academic Programs
Accessibility

SUNY Geneseo is dedicated to providing students equal and comprehensive access to college-wide programs, services, and campus facilities. Visit the Office of Accessibility website for more information.

Access Opportunity Programs

The Access Opportunity Programs (AOP) at SUNY Geneseo were established to meet the educational aspirations of academically talented students who reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of New York State and neighboring states.

Admissions Counselors (by County)

Find your local admissions counselor - ask questions or schedule a one-on-one meeting.

College Credit
Financial Aid
Honors Program

Since its founding nearly 30 years ago, Geneseo’s College Honors Program has enriched the undergraduate education of a select number of especially dedicated and accomplished students. Visit the Edgar Fellows Program website for more information.

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    Racial Justice and Anti-Racism

    Geneseo has been looking inward, rearticulating our commitment to racial justice, and developing departmental plans of action to promote anti-racism across the college.

    Visit our statements of support and action plans for racial justice for more information.

    SAT/ACT

    As of June 2020, SUNY Geneseo is now SAT/ACT test-optional. See our test optional FAQ for more information.

    Scholarships

    Geneseo awards scholarships based on merit and financial need. New students don’t need to apply for Geneseo scholarships separately; they are awarded by the College based on applications for admission. Current students can view and apply for more than 120 Geneseo scholarships through our scholarship portal.

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    Recent Rankings and Honors

    The excellent value of SUNY Geneseo is further reinforced by its consistently high ranking 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 listed below.

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    Geneseo Is Again a “Voter Friendly Campus”

    Geneseo is again designated a “Voter Friendly Campus” for 2019-2020 through a program sponsored by NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project. 

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    Geneseo Earns Multiple Rankings From U.S. News

    SUNY Geneseo has again made several of U.S. News & World Report’s regional ranking lists. The College ranked third in the “Top Public Schools” in the North, retaining the same high rank earned in 2020.

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    Washington Monthly Gives Nod to Geneseo's Master's Programs

    Washington Monthly magazine has named SUNY Geneseo to three of its 2020 rankings and honor lists.

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    Princeton Review Says We're 'Academically Outstanding'

    The Princeton Review selected SUNY Geneseo for inclusion in its 2021 edition of The Best 386 Colleges. The College also appears on the ranking company's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast list.

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    Fiske Recognizes Geneseo's Outstanding Academics

    SUNY Geneseo is featured in the latest edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. The College was selected for its outstanding educational value and high-quality academics.

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    Three Receive 2020 Chancellor’s Awards

    Geneseo seniors James Canning, Conlan Keenan, and Angel Qiu have received 2020 Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence.

    Thanks for checking us out! Feel free to reach out at any time to admissions@geneseo.edu or (585) 245-5571. Have a great day.