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.

How to Apply
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.

Ways Students Can Learn About Geneseo
What's New
Group Visits

Group visits are for high schools and community based organizations to bring a larger group of students to experience Geneseo. We will work with you to design a day best suited for your students, with opportunities to meet with Admissions, our EOP department, take a campus tour and even have free lunch on campus! Reservations are automatically for 3 hours, either from 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm. We look forward to working with you!

Schedule a group visit today

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 U.S. News' Best in Undergraduate Teaching

U.S. News & World Report has named SUNY Geneseo the best university for undergraduate teaching in the North. Geneseo earned several other high rankings from the magazine’s 2023 Best Colleges lists, as well.

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Geneseo Earns High Rankings from Washington Monthly

SUNY Geneseo is second in the country for master's universities for what it does for the public good, and in the top 50 for schools that offer outstanding education at an affordable price.

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SUNY Geneseo Recognized by The Princeton Review as a "Best" College

SUNY Geneseo is included in Princeton Review's 2023 Best 388 Colleges and noted as a “Best Regional Colleges: Northeast.”

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.