Geneseo is one of the nation's premier public liberal arts colleges, a reputation that allows it to attract highly motivated and talented students from across the state, around the nation and from all corners of the world. Building on a strong liberal arts foundation, Geneseo students are also able to combine the very best in professional programs through a selection of highly-regarded offerings in business and education. Geneseo's status as the only State University of New York (SUNY) undergraduate college with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the world's most prestigious academic honor society, further solidifies the College's reputation for being a community of outstanding scholars. Inspired by a transformative core curriculum and extraordinary co-curricular opportunities, Geneseo students are able to pursue independent study, take advantage of global experiences and get involved in research activities with faculty who value close working relationships with exceptional students. And for savvy students who recognize Geneseo's value and the financial advantage it affords, the College is a first-choice and a smart investment.Coupled with its rigorous curriculum, Geneseo students are engaged in a broad selection of cultural, social, recreational and volunteer service opportunities that lead its students to attest that "there is no place like here." The opportunities are endless for SUNY Geneseo student, from uncovering the next big business idea through the College's VentureWorks program, to taking a range of skill-building classes and workshops through the nationally recognized Geneseo Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) program, to organizing and managing one of the largest student-run Relay for Life fundraisers in the country, to earning some of the nation's most prestigious awards the Fulbright, Goldwater and Gilman awards. With 60% completing internships and close to 50% studying abroad, Geneseo students are prepared for and are actively engaged in today's global society. Geneseo is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and part of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC). Student-athletes participate in 20 Division III intercollegiate sports 12 for women; 8 for men-and regularly bring home Learfield Sports Director's Cup honors; SUNYAC Commissioner's Cups; NCAA Championships; and All-American accolades.Founded in 1871, the College occupies a beautiful 220-acre campus in historic Village of Geneseo, which contributes to its inclusive sense of community. It's this intellectual and supportive environment a hallmark of the Geneseo experience that inspires students to successfully pursue life and career goals. Within a year, close to 50% of graduating seniors have secured full-time or part-time employment. A little over 40% of the student body pursues graduate study and Geneseo consistently appears among the top ten master's awarding colleges in the U.S. for the number of doctorates earned, and in the top five for those who earn doctorates in STEM fields. Others choose to take the creative-thinking skills they have developed at Geneseo to make an impact in communities around the world and the Peace Corps is a top choice in fact, Geneseo is one of top volunteer-producing colleges in the country.Offering a unique brand of liberal arts education, SUNY Geneseo helps students develop the skills they'll need in the 21st century and a mind flexible enough to adapt to careers that don't even exist today.It's a college that's one of a kind just like the outstanding students it attracts. There is definitely no place like Geneseo.

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Public, Coed 1871 N/A Semester $29.6 million + 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454 (585) 245-5211
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82 100.0 New York Geneseo 569