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Apply for Free

November 7 - November 30, 2022

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It’s Your TimeApply for Free

Here’s how:

  • Apply to SUNY Oswego through the SUNY App or the Common App.
  • If using the SUNY App: When you get to the payment page, it will note that SUNY Oswego will be covering your application fee.
  • If using the Common App: There will be a question that says, “It is free application time at SUNY Oswego now through November 30th! Would you like SUNY Oswego to pay your application fee?” If you select ”Yes”, SUNY Oswego will pay your fee.
  • Submit your completed SUNY Oswego application during the free app period —  November 7 through November 30.

SUNY Application Common Application

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Rewarding ExcellenceAttend for Less

SUNY Oswego provided more than $9.6 million in merit scholarships and awards in 2021-22.

  • All high-achieving applicants will automatically be considered for first-year or transfer scholarship, no matter where you call home.
  • New York State residents: high-achieving “Excelsior Scholars” may qualify to layer a “Free Tuition Plus” scholarship to reduce meal plan cost at Oswego. Presidential-level recipients receive free tuition and free meals!
  • California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Vermont: Oswego will meet or beat the annual in-state cost of tuition and fees for flagship universities in your home state. Presidential-level recipients receive the match and free meals!

Apply today
Go for Value. Go for Excellence. Go Oswego.

First-year and transfer applicants apply free between November 7 and November 30, 2022.

SUNY Application Common Application