State University of New York at Oswego

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#T-139, overall score 43.58/100

Fun Fact:

One of the university’s most popular student organizations is the Shaun Cassidy Fan Club - the school’s improv comedy troupe

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Oswego, N.Y.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Campus type: Rural
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 7150
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 1050
  • Jewish population share: 15%
  • Student newspaper: The Oswegonian
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Lakers

COST & AID Score: 9.17/15

  • Score: 9.17/15
  • In-state tuition: $8,191
  • Out-of-state tuition: $17,841
  • Room & board costs: $13,740
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $7,960
  • Average loan debt: $28,429

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

  • Score: 3.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 17:1
  • Median SAT range: 1075-1225
  • Jewish Studies program: No
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 10/20

  • Score: 10/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 8
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: No
  • BDS vote in last four years: No

SAFETY Score: 10/11

  • Score: 10/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2018: No
  • Campus crime rate: 3.75/1,000 students (.67 medium low)
  • City crime rate: 32.40/1,000 people (.67 medium low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 11.08/34

  • Score: 11.08/34
  • Hillel: No
  • Chabad: Chabad of Oswego
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: ZBT
  • Jewish sororities: AEPhi, SDT
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 1 (Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alum: Linda Cohn

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