SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, and developing students into life-long learners. SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public college rooted in scholarship across the liberal arts and sciences. We prepare students for successful careers and the pursuit of advanced degrees. As a member of the State University of New York, our small classes, opportunities for undergraduate research, and student/faculty interaction are as attractive as our cost. Nestled in the hills of Central New York, the colleges idyllic setting is ideal for study, adventure and self-discovery. Just up the hill from the charming City of Oneonta, our campus blends community and academe to engage, nurture, and inspire. Initially established in 1889 as a state normal school, Oneonta has become a premier school of the SUNY system. Our strong alumni network spans the globe, demonstrating the leadership and accomplishment that exemplify an Oneonta education.