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SUNY Oneonta Share Share

Quick Stats Share Share
SAT Score Range 980 - 1160
ACT Score Range 22 - 26
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
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Acceptance Rate

59.5%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

SAT Score Range

980 - 1160
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600

ACT Score Range

22 - 26
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36

Tuition & Fees

$17,816

Average Salary in 10 Years

$46,700
Note: 10 years after enrolling at SUNY Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta is located in Oneonta, New York. It is a mid-size public school part of the State University of New York System system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 5,940 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 59.5%.

Popular majors include Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Education, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, and Psychology. 71% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $35,600.

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🗺 108 Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, New York 13820
Mission The SUNY College at Oneonta unites excellence in teaching, scholarship, civic engagement, and stewardship to create a student-centered learning community.
🌐 https://suny.oneonta.edu
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What test scores do you need to get into SUNY Oneonta?

SAT Score Range

980 - 1160
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600

ACT Score Range

22 - 26
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36

Median SAT Score

1070
Out of 1600

Median ACT Score

24
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown

SAT Total Score Ranges

SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges

SAT Math Score Ranges

ACT Score Breakdown

ACT Total Score Ranges

ACT English Score Ranges

ACT Math Score Ranges

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Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?

Students Submitting SATs

85%

Students Submitting ACTs

38%

A lot more students take the SATs than the ACTs.

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SUNY Oneonta has around 11,100 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 21% decide to enroll at SUNY Oneonta. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 11,100 applicants 40% are men and 60% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 152 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 66 men.

SUNY Oneonta's acceptance rate is 59.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 55.8% and the acceptance rate for women is 62.0%.

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Who applies to SUNY Oneonta?

Number of Applicants

11,100

Number of Applicants per Spot

8
per spot

Male Applicants

40%

Female Applicants

60%
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Getting into SUNY Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta Acceptance Rate

59.5%

Getting in

Somewhat Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

55.8%

Female Acceptance Rate

62.0%
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Do Students Want to Go to SUNY Oneonta?

SUNY Oneonta Admissions Yield

21%
of accepted students choose to go to SUNY Oneonta

Male Admissions Yield

21%

Female Admissions Yield

21%
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Admission Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Required
Recommendations Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
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Graduation Rate

71%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

70%

Women Graduation Rate

72%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Can you afford to attend SUNY Oneonta?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$17,009
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$17,816
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$30,610
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$20,960
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$21,500
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$229
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of SUNY Oneonta would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

77%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

SUNY Oneonta Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

79%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

63%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at SUNY Oneonta you can visit www.oneonta.edu/development/finaid/.

SUNY Oneonta Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $30,610
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $20,960
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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How much money will you make after graduating from SUNY Oneonta?

SUNY Oneonta students, on average, make $46,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from SUNY Oneonta

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

7.0%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at SUNY Oneonta.

Median Earnings of Students from SUNY Oneonta

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta.

Male Students: Average Earnings from SUNY Oneonta

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta.

Female Students: Average Earnings from SUNY Oneonta

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at SUNY Oneonta

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta.
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Return on Education Share Share
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend SUNY Oneonta? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.5x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at SUNY Oneonta. Salary is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.4x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at SUNY Oneonta. Salary is for the number of years after you start at SUNY Oneonta. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Student-Faculty Ratio

19
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$75,054
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Can you go to grad school at SUNY Oneonta?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
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Undergraduate Focus

93%

Undergrads

5,940

Total Students

6,358
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

2%

Students over 25

2%

Student Median Household Income

$67,183
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

60%
of undergraduates

Men

40%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

SUNY Oneonta has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 67 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 150 women.

International Students

1%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at SUNY Oneonta

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at SUNY Oneonta study?

SUNY Oneonta Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at SUNY Oneonta are:

  1. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  2. Education
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  5. Psychology
Approximately 56% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at SUNY Oneonta?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

85%

Students Who Transfer Out of SUNY Oneonta

25%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

SUNY Oneonta has a retention rate of 85% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

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Undergraduate Transfers

581
10% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

SUNY Oneonta has around 581 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 10% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see SUNY Oneonta as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Democratic

Politically, New York tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 59% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 37% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.

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