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Program in Business Administration School of Business State University of New York at Oswego

  • Oswego, NY
  • Public
  • Small
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 111
    total students
  • $8,370 | $13,780
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 99%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered


Programs of Study

SUNY Oswego offers several M.B.A. degree options. The Business Administration degree program is designed for individuals who wish to develop the skills needed to advance to leadership positions. The M.B.A. in Public Accounting degree program is for those who want the academic exposure and preparation to qualify for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam. The new Health Services Administration program prepares new and experienced professionals for leadership roles within the health care industry. Students also have the opportunity to pursue M.B.A. degrees through the 5-year program.

SUNY Oswego's M.B.A. degree programs will provide students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to lead in today's diverse and global industries. The programs feature respected and award-winning faculty members who stress practical problem solving scenarios through the coursework that is constantly evolving with the latest AACSB accredited standards.

SUNY Oswego's M.B.A. degree programs help students find the balance among professional, educational, and personal goals. With each of the M.B.A. degree programs offered, students will find the flexibility to build their paths to rewarding careers. The programs are offered on-campus, online, and at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse.

Research Centers

There are a number of research centers on the SUNY Oswego campus to support collaboration between faculty members and to serve as major instrumentation facilities.

These centers are listed below:

The SUNY Oswego Institute for Global Engagement will encourage the development of international research and scholarship; act as a resource for the development of global, international, and intercultural knowledge and skills; and encourage the enhancement of the internationalized campus and engagement in the world.

The Center for Energy Education and Economic Solutions is a collaboration between SUNY Oswego, the Institute for Applied Geospatial Technology, Cayuga Community College, Morrisville State College, and the Auburn - Cayuga Development Corporation to develop new educational approaches and economic solutions for energy and economic development in central New York.

The Center for Accounting Research and Education (CARE) supports faculty member research, diversity initiatives, continuing professional education, student education, and community outreach, as well as social responsibility and ethical training in accounting.

Financial Aid

SUNY Oswego offers over 100 graduate assistantships, which can cover part of tuition and pay a periodic stipend for work. There are 2 competitive fellowships, the Graduate Diversity Fellowship and the Festa Graduate Leadership Fellowship.

SUNY Oswego does offer a small number of competitive scholarships, but incoming students should consider also looking into externally funded scholarships.

Many companies looking to boost their collective skill sets without bringing on new hires are willing to sponsor all or part of an employee's schooling through tuition reimbursement. Interested students should be sure to check with employers. There have been many changes to the financial benefits to assist veterans attending Oswego. The Veterans' Office on campus can help students with any questions or concerns.

Living and Housing Costs

SUNY Oswego offers on-campus living for graduate students. The Village is the home to 350 students. Each townhouse offers single bedrooms, shared bathrooms, and full kitchens, offering students an off-campus feel while still enjoying the benefits of an on-campus environment. The townhouses are fully furnished and include all utilities. The Mackin complex includes 2 residential halls, Lonis and Moreland. Students have the option of shared or single rooms; both are fully furnished and included all utilities.

There are several options for off-campus housing. The new Premier Living Suites is an off-campus college community. The apartments are fully furnished; all utilities are included, among them free continental breakfasts, free parking, free entertainment, and a fitness center on location. The Stevendore Loft Apartments are within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and the Oswego YMCA. Additionally, they offer convenient access to the SUNY Oswego campus. These apartments are an urban, loft style with the original brick walls and high ceilings of the historic factory. The brand new bamboo wood floors and custom built kitchens give the apartments a downtown city façade. The Lofts at Canal Commons, offer newly renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, perfect for young professional and graduate students.


SUNY Oswego's graduate programs and certificates are offered in class at the locations below and some are offered 100% online or as a hybrid.

The main campus was founded in the City of Oswego on the shore of Lake Ontario in 1913. The campus now consists of 58 buildings with classrooms, laboratories, and residential and athletic facilities. Recently, the campus has witnessed campus-wide renovations and renewal programs including the brand new, state-of-the-art Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation. The Oswego lakefront campus stretches across the edge of Lake Ontario, giving students and faculty members a spectacular view from the academic buildings.

The SUNY Oswego Metro Center is a dynamic hub where scholarship and practice intersect to provide meaningful educational experiences, address real-world problems, and create a workforce capable of stimulating and managing a vital local economy. The Metro Center is located in downtown Syracuse and provides a convenient way for Central New Yorkers to experience the educational excellence of SUNY Oswego. Students can complete nationally recognized graduate programs by enrolling in a combination of courses offered at the center, on campus and online.

The SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center is located in the Oswego County Industrial Park, just 20 minutes south of Oswego. The Phoenix Center offers a wide array of open enrollment learning opportunities. Program offerings can help students build executive savvy, performance enhancement, career transition, and entrepreneurial skills.

The University

The State University of New York at Oswego was founded in 1861, as the Oswego Primary Teachers' Training School by Edward Austin Sheldon. In 1913, the campus moved from the city of Oswego to the current lakeside location following the construction and opening of what is now known as Sheldon Hall. Oswego is now one of 13 university colleges in the SUNY system. More than 8,200 students enroll, and there are more than 73,000 living alumni.

Students pursue bright futures through innovative interdisciplinary programs that cross traditional boundaries. Oswego opens doors to the future with internships and study-abroad opportunities that rate among the highest in the SUNY system.

The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of College and Schools accredits SUNY Oswego, and all academic programs have been approved and registered by the New York State Education Department. The National Council accredits the School of Education for Accreditation of Teacher Education. AACSB International -- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accredits the School of Business. The American Chemical Society accredits the chemistry department's chemistry and biochemistry programs. The technology department received accreditation from the Council on Technology Teacher Education.


SUNY Oswego's M.B.A. degree program has rolling admissions, allowing students to start their programs anytime. Typically students go to school year-round, starting in the summer and graduating in May; however, this varies depending on each student.

Correspondence and Information

MBA Office

138 Rich Hall, SUNY Oswego

Oswego, NY 13126-3599

Phone: 315-312-2911

Fax: 315-312-5309



MBA Director

Irene Scruton, 315-312-2658

Location & Contact

Program in Business Administration

School of Business
State University of New York at Oswego

7060 Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
United States

Mrs. Tammie Sullivan


Phone: 315-312-2911

Dr. David King

Dean for Graduate Studies and Research

Phone: 315-312-3152
Fax: 315-312-3228

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Business Administration And Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 39
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


99% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 101
    • Accepted 100
    • Acceptance Rate 99
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT, minimum GPA of 2.6
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 560 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$8,370
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,780
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$853.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students111
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students111
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMarketing, industrial finance, technology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported




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