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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 or (585) 245-5571. We're happy to answer any questions you have.

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Academic Programs

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.

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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.


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


    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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    Student Leadership Wins Three SUNY-Wide Awards

    The State University of New York Student Assembly recently recognized outstanding student efforts with three 2021 SUNY Student Government Association awards — Student Government Association of the Year, Club of the Year, and Best COVID-19 Leadership and Advocacy.

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    Geneseo Seniors Earn SUNY Excellence Award

    Geneseo seniors Awab Shawkat and Sakura Hamazaki have been chosen for the 2021 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

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    SUNY Geneseo Named a Leader in Mental Health Literacy

    SUNY Geneseo was recently named a “Campus Leader in Mental Health Literacy” by Kognito. Geneseo was one of 17 higher education institutions recognized for their support of students' mental health well-being during the 2019–20 academic year.

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