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Study abroad at State University of New York at Oswego

State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego) is a welcoming institution based in Oswego, a pretty city in the American state of New York. SUNY Oswego’s campus sits on the shores of glistening Lake Ontario.

SUNY Oswego has been educating bright minds for over 160 years. It offers over 110 programs across a diverse selection of subjects, including business, arts, and sciences - there’s a course to suit every passion.

The University’s beautiful 700-acre campus provides everything students need. As an international student at SUNY Oswego, you can enjoy a plentiful library, convenient study spaces, ultra-modern computer labs, cozy cafeterias, and an abundance of scenic greenery.

The athletics team is known as the Oswego State Lakers, currently competing in NCAA Division III. There are men's and women’s teams representing SUNY Oswego across a number of sports, including basketball, lacrosse, ice hockey, and swimming and diving.

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Why study at State University of New York at Oswego

  • Work opportunities

    SUNY Oswego can arrange amazing internships and placements for students

  • Global campus

    Students from across the world study at The University

  • Small teaching groups

    With a student: teacher ratio of 17:1, students get individual attention from staff


State University of New York at Oswego

7060 NY-104, Oswego, NY 13126, United States

Oswego is a friendly college town full of quirky attractions and amenities. If you’re a keen explorer, the world-famous New York City is easy to reach by car, train, or plane.

Fees and funding


Go Oswego International Awards

  • Amount

    US$4,000 annually (US$2,000 per semester)

  • Renewal

    Renewable for up to 8 semesters (6 semesters for transfers with 24+ college credits) or graduation, whichever occurs first

First-Year Merit Scholarship

  • Requirements

    First-Year Merit Scholarships are competitively awarded to full-time, first-year students with a strong record of achievement in a challenging college preparatory curriculum

  • Dean's First Year Amount

    US$2,500 annually

  • Presidential First Year Amount

    US$6,000 annually

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition

    US$18,679 per year

  • Postgraduate tuition

    US$19,537 per year

  • MBA tuition

    US$20,527 per year

Visa requirements for State University of New York at Oswego

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Life at State University of New York at Oswego

By choosing to study at SUNY Oswego, you’ll join a growing number of international students attending the University each year, There are currently over 260 international students from more than 35 countries enrolled at the University.

SUNY Oswego is home to 13 residence halls, all conveniently located on or near campus. Over 4,400 students live in the University’s accommodation blocks, you’ll join a vibrant community and make lifelong friends in no time.

The University’s fantastic International Student and Scholar Service (ISSS) team will ensure you have a seamless transition from home to the US. If you have questions or need help and support adjusting to university life, they’ll be there for you. There’s plenty to do at SUNY Oswego. There are over 200 student clubs and organizations to join.


  • Library
    • Quiet Areas
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Museum
  • Transport
    • Bike Rental
    • On-Campus Shuttle
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • Car Rental
  • All Weather Sports Pitches
    • Tennis Courts
    • Badminton Courts
    • Ice Rink
    • 1 Swimming pools
    • Baseball Pitches
    • Basketball Courts
    • Athletics Track
  • Fitness Centre
    • 1 Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • 3 Machines
    • 3 Fitness Classes
    • 2 Dance Studio
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Food & Restaurants
    • 5 Restaurants
    • 8 Cafe’s
  • Tutoring Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • 200 Clubs & Organizations

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What State University of New York at Oswego says

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    Helena Zhao
    Helena Zhao says:

    With nearly 8,000 students and more than 110 programs of study in the sciences, engineering, business, and communications — SUNY Oswego is big enough to offer students a world-class education, and yet small enough to feel like home.

    Located in the heart of New York State, SUNY Oswego emphasizes quality education and experience inside and outside the classroom on its scenic lakeside campus. International students pursue bright futures through programs that incorporate outstanding faculty members, cutting edge facilities, and highly-ranked internship opportunities.

    One of the best comprehensive colleges in the country, the majority of SUNY Oswego's international students qualify for generous scholarships that range from 50% to nearly 82% of the yearly cost of tuition.