University of Rochester
University of Rochester is a private institution providing the academic opportunities of a renowned university and an environment scaled to the individual. The University of Rochester, founded in 1850, is one of the nation’s leading private universities. With just over 4,500 undergraduates, Rochester is one of the smallest and most collegiate in character among the top research universities

Rochester Institute of Technology
Selected by U.S. News and World Report as the number one comprehensive university in the North for academic reputation. The RIT community engages and motivates students through stimulating and collaborative experiences. Our mission is to provide technology-based educational programs for personal and professional development. We rigorously pursue new and emerging career areas. We develop and deliver curricula and advance scholarship relevant to emerging technologies and social conditions. Our community is committed to diversity and student centeredness and is distinguished by our innovative and collaborative spirit.

State University at Brockport
The SUNY Brockport curriculum brings an international focus to almost every discipline among our 37 undergraduate majors. The College at Brockport is a selective, state-supported, four-year comprehensive college with programs blending the liberal arts with professions studies. The College offers 42 undergraduate programs, 29 graduate programs and 23 areas of teacher certification

St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. There is an emphasis on liberal learning both for students in traditional academic disciplines and for those in more directly careeroriented fields.

Nazareth College
Founded in 1924 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Nazareth College is an independent, liberal arts college for men and women. The college’s mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences and in professional fields, with the goal of fostering lifelong commitment to intellectual, ethical, and aesthetic values

Monroe Community College
Monroe Community College was founded in 1961 as part of a statewide system of two-year institutions designed to provide technical, para-professional, and university-parallel education. The mission of Monroe Community College is to provide access to high quality education and training programs to a diverse community. Student success is the College’s highest priority. In fulfilling its mission, the College is committed to excellence in teaching, comprehensiveness, lifelong learning and citizenship. The College embraces its role as a stimulus for economic development and values partnerships, innovation and educational leadership.

Roberts Wesleyan College
As a community of learners committed to historic Christianity, Roberts Wesleyan College seeks to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society. Academic pursuit is strengthened by the College’s historic Christian concern for the communication of human values and the development of the whole person. Through membership in a community of learners, students are encouraged to cultivate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will prepare them to be thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented persons who will have a transforming impact on society.

Colgate Rochester Divinity School
Rooted in the biblical mandate for justice and mercy, CRCDS prepares women and men for ministry in the local church and beyond that is learned, pastoral and prophetic. We equip leaders for transforming ministry that speaks truth to power and stands among “the least of these.” We engage the theological disciplines in an ecumenical Christian community of teaching, learning and worship.

SUNY Empire State College
SUNY Empire State College’s dedicated faculty and staff use innovative, alternative and flexible approaches to higher education that transform people and communities by providing rigorous programs that connect individuals’ unique and diverse lives to their personal learning goals.

Bryant and Stratton College (Greece & Henrietta)
There are a lot of reasons Bryant & Stratton College is the place to get an education.  From the personal attentionyou receive from instructors that stay after class to make sure you are on the right track, to how we prepare you for a lifetime of success.  For 160 years, we’ve been educating students in a way that prepares them for career success.  There is no better place to be than Bryant & Stratton College.


Keuka College is a student-centered, liberal arts-based learning community offering a range of undergraduate and graduate programs delivered in traditional, non-traditional, and international formats. The learning environment at Keuka is intellectually challenging, supportive, and fosters personal as well as academic development. We offer a unique blend of traditional classroom knowledge and innovative experiential learning that provides students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning, service, and leadership while valuing social responsibility and diversity. Keuka graduates possess the knowledge and experience to excel in today’s workplace and the ability to adapt to tomorrow’s challenges. “To become the global leader in innovative, experiential learning.

Hobart and William Smith

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a student-centered learning environment, globally focused, grounded in the values of equity and service, developing citizens who will lead in the 21st century. The academic program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges keeps this highly interactive environment alive. The academic program is set apart from peer institutions in terms of excellence and opportunity. Education takes place not only inside well-taught classes, but also outside in well-run off-campus programs and well-conceived service projects. The Colleges view civic responsibility, community engagement, and international education as integral components of a liberal arts education. This rigorous academic program challenges students’ minds while expanding their horizons to new worlds. Hobart and William Smith have been named among the top ‘best values’ in national liberal arts institutes by U.S. News and World Report.

Eastman School of

An Eastman School education is designed to prepare graduates for a lifelong involvement with music. A community of performers and scholars gathers each year at Eastman, inspired to give their strongest and most creative energies to musical pursuits. To give the student an intensive professional education in his or her musical discipline. To prepare each student with a solid foundation in music and an expansive education in the liberal arts. To develop an informed and inquiring mind that enables each graduate to engage the fundamental issues of his or her art and to become an effective cultural leader in society. And, through its community and continuing education programs, to offer the highest quality music instruction and performance opportunities for students of all ages.

Finger Lakes Community

Mission: Finger Lakes Community College is a supportive, learning-centered environment that empowers our students, provides enriching life experiences, and enhances the quality of life throughout our community.  Vision: Finger Lakes Community College will be the college of choice for students and a dynamic regional learning resource, central to the cultural and economic vitality of the area.

State University at

Mission: SUNY Geneseo, nationally recognized as a center of excellence in undergraduate education, is a public liberal arts college with selected professional and master’s level programs. It combines a rigorous curriculum and a rich co-curricular life to create a learning-centered environment. The entire college community works together to develop socially responsible citizens with skills and values important to the pursuit of an enriched life and success in the world. Vision: Geneseo is distinguished by one overriding purpose: to achieve excellence in higher education. The College realizes this through a spirit of cooperation and collaboration among all members of the community. *One of the Best Values in Public Colleges-Kiplingers.
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At SUNY Oswego, we foster liberal and professional learning in a dynamic, interactive and supportive environment. SUNY Oswego offers an opportunity for students to pursue unlimited horizons. With a student body of more than 8,500 learners, we are large enough to offer more than 100 programs of study yet small enough for students to form quality relationships with each other and caring faculty. Our learner-centered approach stresses quality education and experience inside and outside the classroom on our scenic, 690-acre lakeside campus.

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