Fast Facts at a Glance: Fall 2023

prepared by the Office of Institutional Research based on Fall 2023 census data

(cost of attendance information based on 2023-2024)

SUNY Geneseo is a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a better world. In the U.S. News 2022 College Rankings, Geneseo ranked 2nd in Best Undergraduate Teaching, 16th in Regional Universities North, and 59th in Best Value Schools. Princeton Review's 2023 The Best 388 Colleges and “Best Regional Colleges: Northeast” includes Geneseo among the unranked lists, which are compiled, in part, from feedback by current students.

Enrollment and Demographics (Fall 2023)

Total student population

Student Status Full-time Students Part-time Students Total Students
Undergraduate 3,747 150 3,897
Graduate 35 25 60
Total 3,782 175 3,957

Total student population includes:

  • 61 international students (28 exchange students, 33 degree-seeking)

  • 46 students studying abroad

Demographics

  • 65% of undergraduates are Female; 35% are Male
  • 55% of undergraduates live on-campus
  • Caucasian: 80.8%
  • Latino: 6.6%
  • African American: 3.6%
  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Multiracial: 0.6%

First-Year Undergraduate Student Profile (Fall 2023)

  • Total Applications Received: 13,475
  • Percent Admitted: 63.5% (8,556/13,475)
  • Percent Enrolled: 11.5% (982/8,556)
  • Percent In-State: 98.0%
Category Statistic
SAT Verbal average 633
SAT Math average 628
SAT Total average 1,261
ACT average 27.0
High School average 93.6%
% in top 25% of Class 67.0%

Annual Cost of Full-Time Attendance (2023-2024)

Undergraduate Student

Category In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $7,070 $17,310
Required Fees $1,896 $1,896
Room $9,420 $9,420
Board $5,960 $5,960
Total $24,346 $34,586

Graduate Student

Category In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $11,310 $23,530
Required Fees $985 $985
Total $12,295 $24,515

Faculty (Fall 2023)

Faculty Status Female Male Total
Full-Time 98 116 214
Part-Time 79 53 132
Total 177 169 346
  • Student-to-Faculty ratio: 15:1

More Information

From National Survey of Student Engagement (Seniors) 2020

  • Would attend Geneseo again: 69%
  • Gave Geneseo a good/excellent evaluation of academic experience: 78%
  • Worked with faculty on a research project: 41%
  • Participated in a Study Abroad program: 29%

From Class of 2021 First Destination Survey

  • Continuing education: 32.7%
  • Seeking continuing education: 6.7%
  • Employed full-time: 44.1%

Retention and Graduation Rates

Fall 2010-Fall 2022 data

  • Average 1st to 2nd year persistence/retention: 87%
  • Average 4 year graduation rate: 68%
  • Average 6 year graduation rate: 78%

1,082 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded (2022-2023):

  • Earned a BA degree: 706 degrees
  • Earned a BS degree: 240 degrees
  • Earned a BPS degree: 5 degrees
  • Earned a BSEd degree: 131 degrees

50 Graduate Degrees Awarded (2021-2022):

  • Earned an MS Accounting degree: 12 degrees
  • Earned an MSEd Reading & Literacy degree: 38 degrees

Total Degrees Awarded: 1,132