State University of New York – Oneonta


State University of New York - Oneonta

State University of New York – Oneonta


SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upperSusquehannaValleyof rural centralNew Yorkand our global society.

SUNY Oneonta unites excellence in teaching, scholarship, civic engagement, and stewardship to create a student-centered learning community.

The Basics

SettingSUNY Oneonta is located in the city of Oneonta, about halfway between Albany and Binghamton.
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$15,000 – $16,000
HousingHomestay or apartment
School Website
StateNew York
Nearest CityNew York City
Year Founded1889
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring & Summer
Level OfferedBachelor degree
EnrollmentApproximately 5,900 students
International Students2%
Student-Teacher Ratio17:1

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Academic Programs

With a wide range of curriculum offerings in 24 academic departments, SUNY Oneonta appeals to students who have already found their niche — as well as those who are ready to discover it. True to our roots as a state normal school, education remains one of the most popular majors at Oneonta. But our diverse and challenging curriculum spans the liberal arts and sciences, with 69 majors, 55 minors and five pre-professional programs – each designed to prepare students for successful careers or grad school.


Milne Library, Human Ecology Building, dining halls, two science buildings, the administration building, the new library, classroom buildings, the Fine Arts building, the physical education building, the Instructional Resources Center, the health center, the Hunt College Union, and service and maintenance buildings etc.

Students Life

Accounting Society, Alpha Delta Kappa (Alpha Pi Chapter) – Sociology, Apollo Music Club, Art & Scope, Audio Production & Engineering Club, Badminton Club, Beta Beta Beta – Biology, Cheerleaders, Dance Team, Communication Arts Society, Environmental Science Club, Geography Club, Music Industry Club, Outing Club, Photo Institution (PI), Physics Club, Pre-Law Society etc.