The Rankings Roundup


Several national organizations have issued their college rankings, and SUNY Oswego continues to receive high praise for affordability, hands-on learning opportunities, green practices, student and graduate success, excellent faculty and academic programs.

Here are some of the college’s most recent honors:

  • Top 25 Ranking for Online MBA: The School of Business’ online master’s in business administration program came in at No. 22 in Princeton Review’s recent ranking, based on surveys last year of business school administrators and nearly 2,000 students enrolled in programs at 80 business schools.
  • More than 12 Years as a ‘College of Distinction:’ Innovative learning opportunities at SUNY Oswego grew in 2014–15, earning the school recognition again among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. The website and e-guidebook honored SUNY Oswego “for its success in expanding programming by developing competencies relevant to graduates’ lives.”
  • Top 15 Public Regional Universities: U.S. News Media Group ranked SUNY Oswego among the top 15 public regional universities in the North for 2016 in its rating, released in September.
  • Best in the Northeast: The Princeton Review in August rated SUNY Oswego one of the top 225 colleges in the 11-state region as part of its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” The rankings are based on students’ ratings as well as academics, admissions selectivity, financial aid, fire safety, quality of life and sustainability.
  • Top Master’s-Level Institution: Washington Monthly recognized Oswego at No. 53 among public master’s-level institutions nationwide, based on the college’s “contribution to the public good.”
  • A-Plus School for B Students: U.S. News also selected Oswego for its “A-Plus Schools for B Students” list. The media group’s “America’s Best Colleges” guide ranks nearly 1,400 colleges nationwide, compared on a set of performance indicators that include peer assessment, retention rate, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, the difference between predicted and actual graduation rates (58 percent and 63 percent, respectively, for Oswego—both up from last year), and alumni giving.

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