SUNY Oneonta

Online Career Training Programs

SUNY Oneonta’s Extended and Community Learning (ExCL) Center is offering a variety of online career training programs in healthcare, information technology and other high-demand fields. Start any time and work at your own pace. Grant funding is available to cover program fees for a limited number of area residents, so you may be able to enroll at no cost!

Welcome, Red Dragons

Congratulations to all of our fall 2024 admitted students! Here’s everything you need to know about the next steps toward becoming a Red Dragon.

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See why students love Oneonta, review application instructions and deadlines, find out about scholarships and financial aid, and apply today!

Transfer to Oneonta

Nearly 20 percent of our students are transfers! With renewable merit scholarships, a Transfer Living Community and lots of support for your success, SUNY Oneonta is a great place to continue your studies.

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Can you picture yourself at Oneonta? Sign up now for a campus tour or information session to learn about all that SUNY Oneonta has to offer and get a real sense of whether this could be the place for you.

Featured News

SUNY Oneonta recognized Black History Month with an array of educational events and activities celebrating Black history, heritage, achievements and culture, from guest speakers to trivia nights and more.
SUNY Oneonta accounting and business students are getting firsthand experience for the future by preparing income tax returns for the community, continuing an annual tradition in an impressive new venue: the recently renovated Alumni Hall.
SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Oneonta signed a pathway agreement on Feb. 20. 2024, allowing Cobleskill’s Early Childhood Studies (A.A.S.) graduates to seamlessly enter Oneonta’s Childhood Education (B.S.) program.
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced $4 million in grants for offshore wind training and workforce development, supporting programs at SUNY Oneonta and several other SUNY campuses preparing students for careers in the emerging offshore wind industry.
Literacy Education and Educational Technology Specialist are among the top 100 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2024 rankings of “Best Online Master’s in Education Programs.”
What’s the difference between “Spyro Gyra” and “spirogyra”? That’s the topic of discussion during a popular science and music podcast’s latest episode, which stars SUNY Oneonta campus community members and was recorded in front of a live audience on campus last month.


During his sophomore year as an international student from Japan, Kento Igarashi transferred to SUNY Oneonta, discovered a passion for photography and landed a graphic design internship.
Grace Tran, a Media Studies major from Albany, NY, came to SUNY Oneonta undecided about her major and discovered Media Studies after joining the campus’s TV production club.
With a dual major in Communication Studies and Business Administration and a passion for the silver screen, Wilden Bruce is eager to pursue a career as a behind-the-scenes force in the movie industry, overseeing everything from securing funds to helping writers bring their vision to life.
Having left SUNY Oneonta in 2020 during the pandemic, Victoria Villaverde put her degree on hold and saw success as a drawing portrait artist, graphic designer and tattoo apprentice before returning to college in 2022.
Halfway through her college career, Marisa Codi was forced to rethink her path when the college she was attending, Cazenovia, closed. Transferring to SUNY Oneonta allowed her to continue her education seamlessly and find a new place to call home.
Aerospace professional Chung Wong first discovered the world of physics inside the A.J. Read Science Discovery Center. Enrolling in SUNY Oneonta’s 3-2 Engineering Program gave him the tools and confidence to be successful and was “the best decision” he ever made.
"The classes I have loved are the ones where I get to be in the kitchen, the more hands-on classes and hospitality classes. I enjoyed Intro to Foods, and I loved Demos, and I liked learning the child psychology and interior design content, too."
Having grown up in a household that valued environmental sustainability, Morgan Whittington came to SUNY Oneonta with one of her two majors already in mind. From camping trips to traveling across the United States visiting national parks, Whittington has been an “advocate for the planet” ever since she was a child.
Clayton Davis arrived at SUNY Oneonta with no art or design classes under his belt from high school. By the end of his junior year, he had taken on SUNY Oneonta as a client and designed 10 new banners that now hang on the exterior of the Fine Arts Center on campus.
Growing up, Fatoumata Ouattara loved sports but didn’t realize that she could make a career out of them. Majoring in Sport Management and Communication at Oneonta, she learned the ins and outs of the industry and gained leadership and event-planning skills with her sorority, club rugby team, and as an RA. As Associate Director of Program, School & Community for Special Olympics New York, she is now sharing her passion and encouraging others to do the same.
Juan Cirilo, a Computer Science major, threw himself into new experiences at SUNY Oneonta, ranging from joining the Mountain Biking Club to landing a part in “Evil Dead: The Musical.”
With a passion for fitness and working with people, Sarah Faulisi transferred to SUNY Oneonta to study Exercise Science and Sport Management.

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Fast Facts

SUNY Oneonta is located in Central New York in the city of Oneonta (pop. 14,000),
about halfway between Albany and Binghamton.
Freshman-to-sophomore retention rate: 72.50%
Graduation Rate
Six-year graduation rate: 77%
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