Location
Geneva, NY
Undergrads
2,267
Tuition
$44,438
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 393 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: You can pretty much get into any major you want as long as you take the classes.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: You get stuck with a lot of intern duties in my experience but it's still cool to have the experience of being in a workplace. Any experience is good experience I suppose.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Depends what you like. Most people aren't into relationships, more just hooking up. Looks-wise, it just depends what you're into. Most people have the same preppy way of dressing.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Pretty cheap area but honestly not sure if it's worth leaving campus.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Pretty good athletic program and facilities overall, whether you want to do varsity, club or just go to the gym.

2 College Sophomore

Academics: I want to study film but they don't have a huge amount of options for film at this school.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: Registration process is stressful and sucks so much but if you get the classes you want the professors and classes themselves are really high quality for the most part.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: No sororities, but the fraternities seem basically like any other house on campus, and are known for throwing parties every once and include the rushing process.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: You can get a decent amount of financial aid depending on your situation, however, the process of getting it is a huge headache. You have to have plenty of patience as well as friendliness with the financial aid office (who are actually quite helpful).

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are a huge variety of great courses. However the availability of most of these is pretty bad. Unless you are an upperclassmen, you have little control over which classes you end up with due to the extremely stressful and unorganized registration process. The classes themselves are quite engaging and of a high quality; class sizes are small which allows the professors to pay plenty of attention to students. As long as you get classes you are interested in, you are likely to enjoy the course.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There is a large alumni network and the career services is happy to help you discover the direction you want to go in after school, as well as hook you up with alum that work in your area which is VERY helpful. The career services are helpful from the first year.There is also a weekly internship list that goes out and you can apply to any of the many internships on the list. All in all, very helpful so far!

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Campus security, or "campo" is almost always around and because it's a pretty small campus you're never too far from someone or something, whether it be a blue light (safety system that calls campus security for you), a campus security car or another person. Excluding sexual assault (which, from what I've heard, is a problem) I don't think safety on campus is an issue.

2 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: All I can say is I hope you are coming here for the school and not the local atmosphere, because the area pretty crap. There aren't many things to do; there is one cinema in a strip mall nearby. The shopping is pretty much limited to Wal-Mart and a couple smaller, cheap clothing stores. If you want another, bigger, strip mall with more you can drive 45 minutes but this probably isn't something you want to do often. The local events and cultural aspects are practically non-existent as far as I know.

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4 College Junior

Facilities: The lake! We jump in when its warm enough and tan/party on the dock

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4 College Junior

Majors: I enjoy my program and genuinely find the classes to be interesting

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4 College Junior

Majors: Can be tough curriculum but the teachers are great

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3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: It's okay, campo can be tough at times

3 College Student

Nightlife: Most of the parties end by 1 am and everyone goes downtown, so you better have a fake. Hockey house is always open.

3 College Student

Diversity: There is little diversity. Most of the diversity stays separate from the rest of the student body. It is extremely WASPY.

4 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Most students go to the same five restaurants. There are lots of hidden gems in and outside of Geneva and in neighboring towns. 80% of the student body goes to Bagels & Cakes on the weekends for brunch, but this is mostly for the social scene, not the food. Wegmans is amazing to have and it is within walking distance to campus.

2 College Student

Transportation: The only public transportation in town is to the local bars. The on campus shuttle doesn't start until 7 pm and is never on time. Ride sharing is hard if you are not from Boston, North Jersey, or the New York City Area.

2 College Student

Weather: Winter is LONG, COLD, and lasts forever. There is a period of time where you think it will never end. Tall rain boots and snow boots are a must. A long down coat is also necessary. It snows ALOT and being right on the lake makes it very very windy.

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4 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: Lots of off-campus housing that is usually advertised via billboards on campus. Townhouses near downtown are beautiful and have great views of the lake. Some off campus houses are on 5 & 20 highway which can be VERY loud. Theme houses are always available as well.

3 College Student

Campus Strictness: Campus Safety, or Campo, is very friendly if you are respectful. If you ever feel unsafe, they are willing to drive you wherever. Many students, including myself, use this to skip the long cold walk back from partying in the winter. Campus Safety is pretty strict about noise complaints, especially at big parties, and will usually shut them down.

4 College Student

Computers: Every student has a laptop although you can find many computers available in the library. Most professors do not allow the use of computers in the classroom but you will need one for most of your work. All dorms are wireless.

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