SUNY College--Oneonta

A liberal arts college with a pre-professional focus, SUNY Oneonta features outstanding and accessible faculty, students committed to academic achievement and community service, excellent facilities and technology, a beautiful campus, and a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Academic programs are divided into five schools: the School of Arts and Humanities, the School of Economics and Business, the School of Education and Human Ecology, the School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences and the School of Social Science. Popular academic majors include the nationally accredited business, education, music industry, dietetics, human ecology and chemistry programs; traditional majors in the arts, sciences and social sciences; and programs in emerging fields such as computer art, environmental science and mass communications. The college rates highly among public colleges nationwide in value, selectivity and service.Oneonta offers a friendly, small college atmosphere with a genuine sense of community, enhanced by a campuswide commitment to providing the best possible experience for students. The college is small enough to provide personal attention, yet large enough to offer impressive facilities, equipment and programs. Faculty and students collaborate on projects through Oneontas Student/Faculty Grant Program for Research and Creative Activities. Internships, service-learning activities, academic competitions and faculty-led field courses afford students opportunities to learn by doing. Oneonta offers more than 1,000 scholarships, including Oneonta Presidential Scholarships for high-achieving students. Student activities include student government, athletics and more than 100 organizations focusing on academics, publications, performance, cultural awareness and special interests. Leadership and honors programs provide further opportunities for students to develop lifelong skills. Campus facilities include a digital planetarium, music recording studio with tunable walls, computer art lab, DNA computing and genomics lab, Alumni Field House and a new residence hall with apartment-style living. The college has invested over $90 million in campus facilities since 2002, including recent $12 million renovations of the Human Ecology and Science buildings, and a $6.7-million music wing addition to the Fine Arts building. A renovated academic building with a variety of sustainability features, including Seasons, a cafe featuring local, organic fare that rotates according to the growing season, will open in fall 2014. In nearby Cooperstown, SUNY Oneonta offers the Biological Field Station and Cooperstown Graduate Program in History Museum Studies. A recipient of the Carnegie Classification in Community Engagement and an honoree on the Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, SUNY Oneonta features the nationally known, student-run Center for Social Responsibility and Community, which coordinates service learning and volunteerism. The highly rated Milne Library provides an expansive print collection and extensive electronic resources, including a new Technology Center. Oneonta offers computer labs in all academic and residential buildings and campuswide wireless networking. Located in the historic Susquehanna Valley of central New York, Oneonta is convenient to all of New York state. Nearby Cooperstown is home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. With a population of around 14,000, the city of Oneonta maintains a small-town feel but offers opportunities for entertainment, the arts, athletics and shopping. The region is also rich in outdoor recreational and environmental opportunities.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1889 N/A Semester $155.9 million Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820 (607) 436-3500
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61 100.0 New York Oneonta 594