SUNY Oneonta Among Top 10 Northeast Public Colleges

SUNY Oneonta is among the top 10 public schools in the Northeast, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 rankings of “Best Colleges,” released today.

The college sits at No. 52 in the “Best Regional Universities—North” category, which includes institutions in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and New England that offer a full range of undergraduate and master's degrees, but few, if any, doctoral programs. Among public universities in the region, SUNY Oneonta is ranked No. 9. The college is also ranked No. 16 in the “Best Undergraduate Teaching” category.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the nation’s top institutions,” said SUNY Oneonta President Barbara Jean Morris. “These rankings and reviews affirm that SUNY Oneonta continues to provide our students with an excellent educational experience and the support they need to succeed.”

Oneonta is one of 10 SUNY schools that made the top 100 this year in the “Best Regional Universities—North” category.

The U.S. News ranking is the latest in recent weeks recognizing SUNY Oneonta’s academic quality and value. Earlier this month, the college was ranked No. 167 in the Northeast on The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education’s 2020 College Rankings. Forbes magazine recently included SUNY Oneonta in its list of “America’s Best Value Colleges 2019.” Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named SUNY Oneonta to its list of “Best College Values, 2019,” ranking SUNY Oneonta No. 182 of 500 schools in the nation and No. 69 among public colleges and universities. SUNY Oneonta was also recently included in a list of “Best Public Colleges and Universities for 2019” by College Consensus.

About the U.S. News Rankings:

In its 35th year, the U.S. News Rankings compare bachelor's degree-granting institutions from across the U.S. on 15 diverse measures of academic quality. Rankings are based on a variety of factors, including retention and graduation rates, student-faculty ratio, and peer reviews by officers of other colleges. See a complete explanation of the U.S. News college ranking methodology.

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