About SUNY Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public college rooted in scholarship across the liberal arts and sciences. We enroll 6,000 students in 70 undergraduate majors and 15 graduate programs. As a member of the State University of New York, our small classes, opportunities for undergraduate research, and student/faculty interaction are as attractive as our cost.

Nestled in the hills of Central New York, the college’s idyllic setting is ideal for study, adventure and self-discovery. Just “up the hill” from the charming City of Oneonta, our campus blends community and academe to engage, nurture and inspire.

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.

Student Competition

Anthony Castoria Wins Video Contest

Anthony Castoria of Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, is the winner of a video contest organized by the SUNY Oneonta Office of Sustainability to promote the college's new single-stream recycling program. Castoria, a senior majoring in mass communications, won a $100 gift card to the college's bookstore for...

7 months ago

Kajee Kodrich-Quick Publishes Roller-Derby Inspired Essay in National Journal

Lessons learned on the roller derby track have led to nearly a year of research--and an essay publication in a national journal--for SUNY Oneonta student Kajee Kodrich-Quick of Unadilla, N.Y. Titled "Hitting up the ladder: Leadership Lessons from a Derby Girl," Kodrich-Quick's piece appears in...

7 months ago
Drama or Musical Achievement

SUNY Oneonta Senior Jillian Massey Chosen to Sing on International Stage

SUNY Oneonta senior Jill Massey will sing Johannes Brahms' choral masterwork "Ein deutsches Requiem" as a chorister with the Philharmonia Chorus on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Massey, a music major from Bloomville, N.Y., and a 2010 graduate of South Kortright Central...

7 months ago
Academic Award

SUNY Oneonta Senior Christy Harasimowicz Wins Essay Contest

SUNY Oneonta senior Christy Harasimowicz of Jefferson, NY, has won a SUNY-wide essay contest sponsored by Gale Cengage for her essay "Samuel Richardson's Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded: Justification of Masculine Activity and the Avenue to Virtue." Three awards were offered, and Harasimowicz won fo...

7 months ago
Community Service

28 SUNY Oneonta Students Partner with United Way on Free Income Tax Assistance Program

A total of 28 student volunteers from SUNY Oneonta's School of Economics and Business have become certified by the IRS to help families prepare simple tax forms through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Residents of Delaware and Otsego counties who earned less than $51,000 in 20...

7 months ago