Cazenovia College

Campus Description

Founded in 1824, Cazenovia College is the twenty-eighth oldest independent college in the nation. A four-year undergraduate residential college for men and women, Cazenovia College is a student-centered institution. Embracing student success as its primary mission, Cazenovia College is a diverse yet close-knit residential community that fosters intellectual, social, and ethical growth. Cazenovia College offers a unique combination of traditional liberal arts and professionally oriented programs with experiential learning, small classes and low faculty-to-student ratios.

Students at Cazenovia College become educated, involved, and productive citizens, well-prepared to act as leaders in the global community. Through the general education curriculum, professionally-oriented and liberal arts curricula; experiential, co- and extra-curricular programs; and residential life experiences, they experience intellectual, social and ethical growth, developing the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the classroom, the workplace, and the community. Interested in Building Your Future at Cazenovia College, visit our Admissions Office on the website.

22 Sullivan St., Cazenovia, NY 13035

Toll-free 800.654.3210 or 315.655.7208

Cazenovia College on the Web

Cazenovia College Admissions

Degrees Offered

Associate, Bachelor's (BA, BFA, BPS, BS)


Sportsmanship, hard work, and intensity are the cornerstones of Cazenovia College athletics. Each year, more than 30% of our student body competes in intercollegiate athletics at the Division III level of the NCAA. Its teams are members of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), and US Rowing.

Clubs and Activities

Alternative Breaks @ Cazenovia, Art Club, Business Club, Campus Activities Board, Czar Connections (mentoring services), Cazenovia College Chorale, Cazenovia College Education & Child Studies Consortium, Cazenovia Conservation Corp, Cazenovia Gaming Society, The Cazenovia (Yearbook club), Certified Peer Educators, Commuter Student Organization, Criminal Justice Club, Dance Club, Delta Epsilon Chi, Equine Ambassadors Club (E.A.C.), Fashion Club, Film Society, History Club, Human Rights Club, Human Services Club, Images (Literary Magazine club), Interior Design Club, Literacy Project, More Organized Brothers, Outing Club, Overseas Travel Club, Psychology Club, Religious Clubs

Featured Programs

Reisman Hall is the College’s Art and Design building. The 24,200-square-foot-facility provides state-of-the-art learning tools and facilities and houses the visual communications, interior design and photography programs, including darkrooms, classrooms and offices. The Cazenovia College Art Gallery and Sculpture Court are located in and around the Art and Design Building and feature work by students, faculty, alumni and visiting artists. Exhibitions are always open to the public. Cazenovia College owns a 243 acre horse farm located less than 5 miles from the main campus that is home to the Equine Business Management Studies program and IHSA and IDA riding teams.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,050 (Full-time: 251 men, 692 women; Part-time: 19 men, 88 women)
35% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
12% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 420 – 530
SAT math range: 420 – 530
ACT range: 19 – 24
68% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
31% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American8%n/a
% Asian1%n/a
% Hispanic / Latino6%n/a
% White, Non-Hispanic67%n/a
% Two or more races2%n/a
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity15%n/a

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$31,754 per year (additional fees for Art and Design and Equine Majors), or $660 per credit up to 6 credits
Tuition Only:
$31,200 per year
Room & Board:
$13,408 per year (standard room and 24 meals a week)
Room Only:
$7,190 per year (standard room)

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
March 1 priority

Application Requirements

Freshmen: For Bachelor’s degree- HS diploma or GED; recommendation; essay required; SAT or ACT recommended.
Transfers: Students entering as juniors must have college transcript, an associate degree or have completed a minimum of 60 credits and taken all prerequisites; overall 2.0 GPA required to transfer.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic Achievement Awards