State University of New York at Oswego

Oswego, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,095
Graduate Enrollment: 923
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 79.65%

Male/Female: 49% / 51% (2017)

First generation college students: 27.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2015)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,182
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1060 - 1280

2022 Median Admit ACT: 27
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 24 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 69.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 54.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 44.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 35.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 66.9%
Black: 11.0%
Hispanic: 13.6%
Asian: 2.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 2.0%
Unknown race: 0.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,314
In-State tuition: $8,769
Out-of-State tuition: $18,679

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,640 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,300 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,640 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,300 (2022)

Average Family Income: $74,115 (2017)
Median Family Income: $50,005 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 41.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 52.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,880 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $221 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,660
$30k-48k $11,684
$48k-75k $16,446
$75k-110k $17,452
$110k+ $21,259

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 54%
6-year graduation rate: 66%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,880 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,452 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $17,252 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 69.3% (2015)
@3 year 75.6% (2017)
@5 year 82.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 53.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 54.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $35,948 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,407 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 86 $21,599 $214 $28,352 ($2,363) $57,612 ($4,801)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 16 $27,000 $237
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 53 $24,688 $239 $24,203 ($2,017) $34,126 ($2,844)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 5 $27,000 $266
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 11
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 15
Bachelor's Degree Cognitive Science. 7
Master's Degree Human Computer Interaction. 17
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 84
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 8
Bachelor's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 11 $25,000 $265
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 14 $27,000 $284 $43,054 ($3,588)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 8
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 15 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 7
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 153 $26,000 $239 $26,500 ($2,208) $42,690 ($3,558)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 15
Graduate/Professional Certificate Psychology, Other. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 55 $23,742 $214 $38,220 ($3,185) $51,468 ($4,289)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 10 $55,454 ($4,621)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 67 $24,452 $228 $35,592 ($2,966) $45,184 ($3,765)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 72 $233 $58,744 ($4,895) $58,463 ($4,872)
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 6 $26,174 $265 $70,577 ($5,881)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 24
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5 $41,494 ($3,458)
Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 27 $26,289 $249 $28,491 ($2,374) $39,304 ($3,275)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 29 $26,000 $265 $25,720 ($2,143) $30,873 ($2,573)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 98 $25,788 $234 $32,682 ($2,724) $48,144 ($4,012)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 10 $23,953 $205
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 13 $41,150 ($3,429) $59,166 ($4,931)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 24 $24,376 $248 $29,438 ($2,453) $50,302 ($4,192)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 16 $27,282 $276 $34,876 ($2,906) $37,183 ($3,099)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 21 $26,530 $246 $32,313 ($2,693) $38,872 ($3,239)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 8 $27,000 $271
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 21 $25,798 $239 $22,502 ($1,875) $28,004 ($2,334)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 41 $28,759 $201 $19,247 ($1,604)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 16 $21,166 ($1,764)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 6
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 14 $459 $43,825 ($3,652)
Master's Degree Medical Illustration and Informatics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 223 $24,006 $207 $40,894 ($3,408) $53,870 ($4,489)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 111 $252 $61,313 ($5,109) $80,752 ($6,729)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 93 $21,500 $225 $36,912 ($3,076) $54,362 ($4,530)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 17 $233 $56,122 ($4,677)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 70 $19,298 $193 $44,783 ($3,732) $68,781 ($5,732)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 24 $20,777 $204 $39,194 ($3,266) $47,937 ($3,995)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 79 $24,214 $219 $39,220 ($3,268) $51,336 ($4,278)
Bachelor's Degree Insurance. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 6
Master's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 19
Bachelor's Degree History. 28 $27,000 $264 $28,229 ($2,352) $37,003 ($3,084)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 34
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 25 $27,000 $275 $34,298 ($2,858) $42,945 ($3,579)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 127 $23,665 $217 $30,697 ($2,558) $41,333 ($3,444)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 49 $26,000 $252 $37,040 ($3,087) $50,322 ($4,194)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36 $24,115 $244 $67,512 ($5,626) $80,213 ($6,684)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 19 $27,000 $270 $51,534 ($4,295)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 17
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 46 $92,188 ($7,682)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 9
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 1 $54,139 ($4,512)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 18


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $67,770
Full time faculty: 65%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $43,195,067 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $54,650,225 (2022)