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Undergraduate Admissions

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You work hard and you’re eager to find the college and program that will challenge you to be your best and prepare you for career success. Oswego is the place to go. 

Oswego’s tradition of academic excellence, investment in student success, and commitment to providing unrivaled applied learning opportunities rank us among New York’s premier public schools and make Oswego a great place to study. The dedication of our students, faculty, and staff make us truly exceptional.

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These application guides will give you an overview of the application process; contact us if you have any questions or require our assistance.

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Learn why Oswego is the right place to learn and grow.

Next Steps for Admitted Students

Accounting to ZoologyDiscover Your Program

SUNY Oswego has undergraduate programs from Accounting to Zoology. Our four distinct colleges offer about 60 undergraduate majors. Students can combine majors, add up to two minors, or concentrate your study in specific areas through your choice of electives.

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Important Dates

Regular Decision Spring Oct. 15* (priority) Nov. 15 Dec. 1**
Early Action Fall Nov. 15* Dec. 15 May 1**
Regular Decision Fall Jan. 15* (priority) Jan. 15 May 1**

*Prospective students are encouraged to observe Early Action or Regular Decision priority dates in order to receive the fullest possible consideration for admission and scholarship. Applications received after these dates may be considered for rolling admission as space allows and are subject to the availability of academic programs and/or scholarships.
**Or date stated in acceptance packet, whichever is later.

We’re openAccess and Opportunity

Our doors continue to open wider as we endeavor to make an Oswego education accessible to any talented student. Oswego offers a host of programs and partnerships providing opportunities where traditional admissions requirements or funding present a barrier. For motivated students, these programs can help provide the support and guide you in developing the skills to become a Laker and thrive.

Admission Promise Program EOP: Educational Opportunity Program

Reach OutWe’re Here to Help

Our staff can help you decide if Oswego is the right fit for your interests and talents, and we have the best people to help you along the way.

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The Basics
What You Need to Know


The Oswego Guarantee

Our partnership with first-year, full-time bachelor students:

  • No increase in room & board for 4 years
  • Timely course offerings or the course is free
  • High touch connections to alumni
  • Small student to faculty ratio



Oswego offers many scholarships that provide both merit and need-based aid to help students pursue higher education.

Affordable and High Quality

Tuition and Aid

Tuition and fees at Oswego are more than 10% lower than the national average for public universities. U.S. News & World Report recognized Oswego among the top-ten Best Value Schools in the Northeast.

Our CommunityLife at Oswego

Oswego prides itself on being a welcoming place for everyone. Our campus reflects our many sides — intellectual, social, community-based, joyful, caring and compassionate. 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.

Student Life

“In my four years, I was able to successfully complete my undergraduate degree, receive various awards and scholarships while being involved on campus and in the community. However, the most valuable of all, were the memories and life long friendships that I was able to make.”