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Lighting The Way Since 1861

Oswego's vibrant community of students, faculty and alumni have shaped the world everyday for more than 160 years. 

As a pioneering member of SUNY, we meet the diverse needs of our population. We sustain a remarkable legacy through our graduates becoming leaders and making meaningful contributions. Our faculty lead cutting-edge research, changing the world. From sciences to the arts, Oswego shapes the world every day through a legacy future generations will be proud of.

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Fast Facts

Students from across the U.S. and more than 50 countries converge on this campus creating a vibrant and inclusive culture.

Fast Facts

Discover your path

AcademicsDiscover The Possibilities

Do research in cutting-edge laboratories. Thrive in high-profile internships. Study — or student teach — abroad. Play a role in professional-quality theatre productions. Gain experience in on-air news production and broadcasting. Or discover your own amazing path!



AdmissionsYour Story Starts Here

You may not know yet where your story will take you, or which path to choose, but one thing is certain — it all starts now. Finding your purpose is the first step. Fulfilling it will be a lifelong journey. At Oswego, you’ll never have to chart that path alone.


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Life at OswegoThe Laker Experience

There’s more to the college experience than academics. Immerse yourself in all our campus has to offer — whatever your interests, hobbies and passions — and you’ll become an important part of our vibrant community. Pretty soon, Oswego will start to feel like home.


Explore Our Campus

The best way to experience SUNY Oswego is to visit our campus.