Apply Now


Thank you for including SUNY Oneonta in your college search process.

General Admissions students will receive decisions from the Office of Admissions after January 1 for the fall semester and after October 1 for the spring semester. The Office of Admissions will review applications on a rolling basis until institutional enrollment goals are met.

Early Action

Early Action is a non-binding early application/notification program for fall freshmen. If you are accepted through Early Action, you do not have to withdraw your applications at other institutions until May 1. The Early Action application deadline is November 15. The Office of Admissions will start making decisions on December 1, and all decisions will be made by January 1. To be considered for Early Action, please make sure you check "Early Action" on the application.



Thank you for including SUNY Oneonta in your college search process.


There are no deadlines for transfer applications. It is recommended that applications be on file and completed by March 15 (fall applicants) or November 15 (spring applicants). Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications completed after the recommended filing dates will be considered on a space-available basis.

Re-admit Students

Students who have previously attended SUNY Oneonta and have not earned a degree are considered Re-admit Students and need to apply for Readmission through Academic Advisement.



Thank you for including SUNY Oneonta in your college search process.



Students submitting EOP applications through the SUNY application will qualify for an application fee-waiver for their first four campus choices (Students who do not meet academic and economic guidelines will be billed for the application fee).  Students submitting the Common Application will need to submit a fee waiver form available from Common App or from your school counselor.

Once all required materials are received by our Office of Admissions, a committee consisting of Admissions and Educational Opportunity Program staff will review applications on a rolling basis until institutional enrollment goals are met.

Requirements for Admission:



The Access to College Excellence (ACE) program provides additional services and support to students who are both academically and financially disadvantaged and possess the desire and potential to earn a college degree.   

For questions regarding the ACE program please contact the Office of Opportunity Programs at 607-436-2407 or 607-436-2496.

Requirements for Admission:



Thank you for including SUNY Oneonta in your college search process.


Undergraduate international students (non-US residents or citizens) may apply online through one of the above applications. In order to be considered for admission, all materials must be submitted by May 14 for fall semester and November 16 for spring semester.

Graduate international students (non-US residents or citizens) must apply online. General information is available on the Graduate tab above.

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions:

Graduate Admissions:


Required Materials

Undergraduate Graduate


Thank you for including SUNY Oneonta in your college search process.

We are now accepting graduate applications for Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020. 


Submitting Your Online Application

All documents required for admission should be submitted online through the application process.  

Applicants must pay the $50 non-refundable fee. Please note this fee is waived for SUNY Oneonta Alumni.

Completed applications will be forwarded to the academic department for review.  Official notification will be sent by the Executive Director of Admissions

Application Deadlines
Program Entry Term Deadline
Adolescence Education (Post Baccalaureate Certificate) summer April 14
Adolescence Education (Post Baccalaureate Certificate) fall/spring Rolling
Bilingual Education Extension (Advanced Certificate) fall/spring/summer Rolling
Biology fall/spring/summer Rolling
Educational Technology Specialist fall/spring/summer* Rolling
Lake Management fall Rolling
Literacy (all grade levels) summer February 15
Museum Studies fall January 10
Nutrition and Dietetics - MS/MS+DI summer February 15
School Counselor (MSEd) fall February 1
School Counselor (Certificate of Advanced Study) fall Rolling
Special Education (all grade levels) fall March 1

*Applicants for fall and spring admission to the Educational Technology Specialist program are limited to choosing part-time study only. For summer admission, you have the choice of full or part time study.

Contact Us

Graduate Admissions
Welcome Center
SUNY Oneonta 
Oneonta, NY 13820



Non-degree admission status allows learners to enroll in courses without seeking a degree at SUNY Oneonta.


You would apply as a continuing education student if you are:

  • Pre-Matriculated - planning on enrolling into a degree program at Oneonta or another institution

  • Life Long Learners - wishing to take credit bearing courses for personal or professional enrichment but have no intention of ever seeking a degree at Oneonta
  • Visiting Students - enrolled in a degree program at another institution but wish to take courses here to transfer back to their home institution
  • High School Students - currently enrolled in high school who wish to take college level coursework (must be senior status or a rising senior to apply)

Application Deadline

The application deadline is the Friday of the first week of classes for any semester.

Contact Us

Continuing Education
215 Hunt Union
SUNY Oneonta 
Oneonta, NY 13820


Back to top