How to Apply

First-Year

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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 first-year applicants. 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 early December, and all decisions will be made by January 6. To be considered for Early Action, please make sure you check "Early Action" on the application.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

Transfer

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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.
 

Application instructions Transfer Credit

International

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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 1 for fall semester and November 1 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:

admissions@oneonta.edu
1-800-SUNY-123

Graduate Admissions:

gradstudies@oneonta.edu
607-436-2523

 

Required Materials

Undergraduate Graduate

Graduate

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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
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) fall/spring/summer* July 15 / November 1 / May 1
Museum Studies fall January 10
Nutrition and Dietetics (combined) summer February 15
Nutrition and Dietetics (RD/RDN) fall/summer May 1
School Counselor (MSEd/CAS) fall February 1
Special Education (all grade levels) fall May 15

*Applicants for fall and spring admission to the Literacy programs 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

607-436-2523
gradstudies@oneonta.edu

Readmission

Students who wish to return to SUNY Oneonta and who have not yet earned a SUNY Oneonta degree must apply for readmission.

Undergraduate

Applications completed after the recommended filing dates will be considered on a space-available basis. 

Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1*

*Summer is only available to students who can complete their degree requirements in the summer of readmission

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions
1-800-SUNY-123
admissions@oneonta.edu

readmission information

Graduate

Applications for graduate readmission are processed on a continuing basis.

Some programs have specific application deadlines for each semester in which a graduate student can matriculate. These deadlines are included on the Graduate tab and in application materials for individual programs.

 

Contact Us

Graduate Admissions
(607) 436-2523
gradstudies@oneonta.edu

readmission information

Non-Degree

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 before the first week of classes for any semester.

Contact Us

Continuing Education
215 Hunt Union
SUNY Oneonta 
Oneonta, NY 13820

607-436-2548
conted@oneonta.edu

 

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