SUNY Oswego

SUNY Oswego

Founded in 1861

SUNY Oswego, one of the founding members of the State University of New York offers over more than 100 programs of study allowing students to live up to the school motto "To Learn, To Search, To Serve".

Programs Available

  • Bachelor's Degrees
  • Master's Degrees

Number of Students


SUNY’s personal approach to learning gives students a unique advantage – preparing them for the real world. With small classes and individual attention, students are often invited to collaborate on professors’ research and creative activities.

Entry Requirements

  • Online Application and payment of $50 application fee
  • Student's Personal Email Address and Home Address
  • Copy of Passport
  • Official Transcripts
  •      - Original and English Translations
  • Graduation Certificate/Diploma
  • Certification of Finances
  •       - SUNY International Student Financial Form
          - Must show proof of $34,353
  • Personal Statement
  • Gap Year Statement
  •       - Only if the student has had a break between Secondary School and University

    TOEFL Equivalent Required - 79 iBT

    Are Scanned Documents Accepted for Conditional Admissions? YES

    SACM Approved? YES

    Accommodation Options

    International first year undergraduate students are required to live on campus for two years. Transfer students are required to live on campus for the fall through spring semesters. Students who are married and students over 21 years of age may file for an exemption to live off campus. There are also a number of affordable apartment options directly next to campus.

    Ranking Accreditation

    SUNY Oswego is ranked #56 by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities (North) category. SUNY Oswego has also been named one of the “Best College Values” by the editors of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine for 2015.

    SUNY Oswego is fully accredited by the Board of Regents of the State University of New York and by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Additionally, the Business Administration and Accounting programs of the University is pursuing accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International).

    Transfers Available

    As a member of the SUNY system, credits from SUNY Oswego will transfer to any college or university within the 64-member system.