A place where generations of alumni have forged their futures and achieved remarkable things. Your acceptance begins your journey to becoming an Oswego success story, where you will discover our outstanding faculty, friendly atmosphere, and reputation for excellence.
Develop Your Story
Cameron Jones ’09 coordinates content that connects us — from ideation to creation — across streaming, broadcast, social and podcast platforms for ABC News.
Strategize for Success
Sheneya Wilson ’15 M’16 uses her financial experience for a greater purpose. Her mission is to empower others through the use of economic education.
Shape Key Concepts
Rachel Edic ’17 M’18 brings key concepts to life for her students, utilizing tools, materials and processes. This hands-on approach is a fundamental tenet of an Oswego education.
Spur Clean Solutions
Brian Schultz ’09 uses his multidisciplinary background in business, entrepreneurship and chemistry to develop customer-centric “clean tech” chemical products.
Handle with Care
Dr. Andrea Dattellas ’07 — A life-long passion for animals and hard work helped Dattellas own and operate her own award winning clinic, the Fulton Animal Hospital.
Amplify Your Voice
KaeLyn Rich ’05 (she/her) drives feminist cultural and political change through people power and strategic advocacy. Her words inspire as a non-profit leader, author and speaker.
Achieve New Heights
Quindell Williams ’11’ was drawn from Emmy Award winning photojournalism with CNY Central to educate the next generation of drone pilots in the Syracuse City School District.
Theo Johnson ’18 M’19 mastered in human-computer interaction at Oswego and now provides design recommendations to improve collaboration and productivity at Apple.
When you accept your offer, you will join over 7,000 students who are on their journey to create meaningful impact, personal discoveries, and life-changing experiences.
Oswego offers high-quality and affordability with low-tuition and a wealth of financial aid options, including merit and need-based scholarships and grants. Last year, we awarded $9.6 million in uniquely Oswego funding. Most are renewable with a 3.00 GPA and stack with TAP and Excelsior awards and to go above and beyond tuition-free for more New Yorkers than ever. Additionally, the Oswego Guarantee freezes room and board cost for first-year students. It all adds up to a world-class education with less debt.
With 140+ majors and minors, from accounting to zoology, within our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication, Media and the Arts, or School of Education, you’ll find a field that is sure to spark your passion! Oswego tailors its programs to meet market demands. As a result, 96% of students are employed or continue education upon graduating, with 88% of graduates working in the field of their choice.
Oswego boasts a picturesque campus on Lake Ontario, with facilities investments topping a billion dollars. Students can study near the water and enjoy stunning sunsets, offering a serene backdrop for learning and relaxation. The combination of modern facilities and natural beauty make Oswego an ideal location for academic excellence and inspiration.
At Oswego you’ll create lifelong connections with fellow students, professors, staff and alumni, meeting people who share your interests, challenge your thinking, and inspire you to reach new heights. You’ll forge strong relationships that help you succeed here and provide support you can draw upon well after you graduate. Become a Laker for life. Go Oswego.
Visit to get a firsthand look at SUNY Oswego. Connect with students, faculty and counselors who can answer your questions and share in their own words why being a Laker is everything you imagine your college experience could be and so much more.
The location of the campus — right there on Lake Ontario — it’s stunning! You’re not going to find a more beautiful sunset...
“I knew I wanted to get into animal care — whether it be veterinary medicine or some other form of animal management — and SUNY Oswego was the clear choice for me”
“What’s special about SUNY Oswego is the teachers, it’s the family, it’s the opportunities and the connections that they have and how they truly make you feel that you can do anything.”
“Oswego gave me the opportunity to interact with lots of different people ... from all walks of life, all parts of the world. It gave me the chance to actually have a resume that was broader than just a GPA.”