About SUNY Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts college with a strong focus on undergraduate research, service learning and global connections. Located in the beautiful hills of Central New York, about 3½ hours from New York City, Oneonta is part of the 64-campus State University of New York system.

The college enrolls 6,000 students in 13 graduate programs and 71 undergraduate majors, including an internationally accredited Business Economics program and nationally accredited programs in Chemistry, Dietetics, Education, Human Ecology, Music and Theatre.

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SUNY Oneonta Welcomes Newest Red Dragons

This fall, SUNY Oneonta will welcome approximately 1,100 freshmen and 600 new transfer students hailing from across New York, as well as from 16 states and countries.Our newest Red Dragons will officially join the Oneonta family when they walk through the historic pillars of Old Main during the t...

10 days ago

275 New Students Awarded Scholarships

SUNY Oneonta has awarded scholarships to 270 incoming freshman and five new transfer students. Since 2000, the college and its related College at Oneonta Foundation have more than tripled the number of scholarships available to SUNY Oneonta students, and more than $4 million is awarded each year.

about 1 month ago

Five Basketball Players Earn Academic Honors

Five basketball players were named to the NABC Honors Court for the performance in the classroom during the 2014-15 academic year.

25 days ago
Student Research

Students Present Parasitology Research at National Meeting

Six biology students presented research at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists in Omaha, Nebraska, in June.

about 1 month ago
Study Abroad

Students Help Solve Real-World Water Issues in Guatemala

A summer course in Guatemala combined field research, problem-solving and service learning—plus a chance to climb an 8,000-foot active volcano. A total of 21 Oneonta students traveled to Guatemala with Dr. Tracy Allen, associate professor of geography and environmental sciences, and Dr. ...

about 1 month ago