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International Applicants

SUNY Oswego is home to students from all over the world. More than 270 international students from more than 35 different countries are currently enrolled at SUNY Oswego.

You must apply as an international applicant if you are not a U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to submit all completed application materials to the International Student and Scholar Services Office by mid-May for the Fall/August semester, or by mid-November for the Spring/January semester.

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SUNY Application Common Application
You can only apply using one application source.

Additional Information

You Are Welcome Here

We welcome international students and scholars in an effort to promote a culturally diverse learning environment and to enrich the quality of teaching and research at SUNY Oswego. We have a long and enduring tradition of international education dating back to our founding over 150 years ago. Our commitment to international education will continue and we welcome your creativity, intellectual rigor and cultural diversity to our campus this coming year like every year.

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Resources For International Students

Oswego is more than just a college campus; we’re a community.


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International Student & Scholar Services

We welcome an increasing number of international students and visiting scholars to SUNY Oswego each year. The ISSS Office provides an intensive New International Student Orientation as well as ongoing support services to welcome and integrate international students into the campus and community.

Stability, Access and Connection

The Oswego Guarantee

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

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