SUNY Oneonta College

Oneonta, New York, United States
SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public college rooted in scholarship across the liberal arts and sciences. We prepare students for successful careers and the pursuit of advanced degrees.Nestled in the hills of Central New York, the college’s idyllic setting is ideal for study, adventure and self-discovery. Our campus blends community and academe to engage, nurture, and inspire.

About

History

Initially established in 1889 as a state normal school, Oneonta has become a premier school of the SUNY system. Our strong alumni network spans the globe, demonstrating the leadership and accomplishment that exemplify an Oneonta education.

Education

SUNY Oneonta's 72% six-year graduation rate is well above the national average of 53% for public colleges and universities.

Research

SUNY Oneonta's 72% six-year graduation rate is well above the national average of 53% for public colleges and universities.

Career

SUNY Oneonta students are well prepared for life after college. By the time they hit senior year, nearly three-fourths have been involved in at least two high-impact learning experiences—like studying abroad, doing research with a faculty member, participating in a service-learning project, or completing an internship. These powerful experiences will not only help you discover what you really want to do, they'll give you the tools to succeed—whether that means launching a fulfilling career, or continuing your education.

Services

Student services

The Office of New Student Services works with new freshman and transfer students as well as their parents during their first year at SUNY Oneonta. We are here to provide all new students with assistance as they transition to the college, whether from high school, or another college. We want you to thrive here.

Housing services

Living on campus is comfortable, convenient and fun, with lots of opportunities to make friends and get involved. Over the past few years, many of our 15 residence halls have been renovated, with amenities such as fitness centers, kitchens, computer labs and front-loading washing machines (no quarters required!) Housing rates are fixed for each incoming class.

Library services

Housed in an attractive, five-story building, Milne Library has incorporated both technology and academic support services in its transformation to a learning commons model. The learning commons provides access to traditional library services, including reference, circulation, and interlibrary loan, and offers learning support across the disciplines.

Medical services

Services available:

  • Care for acute illness and injuries
  • Monitoring chronic health conditions
  • Women's health services
  • Men's health services
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease services
  • Contraception
  • Immunizations
  • Overseas Travel Physicals and Preparation
  • Cryo surgery (wart removal)
  • Psychiatric Counseling
  • Health education

Student Life

Campus life

Living on campus is comfortable, convenient and fun, with lots of opportunities to make friends and get involved. Over the past few years, many of our 15 residence halls have been renovated, with amenities such as fitness centers, kitchens, computer labs and front-loading washing machines (no quarters required!) Housing rates are fixed for each incoming class.SUNY Oneonta requires freshmen to live on campus for four semesters, with a few exceptions. All freshmen live in one of our double-style First Year Experience residence halls, which offer special programming and support designed to ease the social and academic transition to college life. 

Sports facilities

The Field House is home to the basketball and volleyball teams while serving as the indoor training facility for the track & field, baseball, softball and lacrosse programs.The Field House includes a 200-meter indoor running track, racquet ball courts, dance studio for physical education classes and aerobics classes and a state-of-the-art fitness center that is equipped with cardio theatre machines, free weights and cybex equipment.On the lower level of the Field House you'll find the equipment room, training room and locker rooms.On the third floor there are four coaches offices along with the main athletics department office. There is also a skybox, 

Student clubs

The Inter-Greek Council is run by an elected board of students as well as one representative from each on-campus group. All recognized fraternities and sororities have at least one faculty advisor. All recognized Greek Letter Organizations are required by the College to abide by the Code of Rights and Responsibilities for Greek Social Letter Organizations. All of these organizations are supported by the Inter-Greek Council.

Accreditation

  •  AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Oneonta, New York, United States