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Best Value in the North in the North

U. S. News and World Report, the leading college ranking source, named Cazenovia the #1 Best Value Regional College in the eleven state North region, from Maryland to Maine. Cazenovia College is the only regional college in all of Central and Western New York ranked in the top ten for best value, including public colleges.

Best Value = high quality education + lowest cost* Named one of America’s Best Colleges

14 consecutive years and the #1 Best Value college in

*Cazenovia College has the lowest net cost of attendance of all Best Values colleges in the North, as indicated by the 2018 U.S. News Best Value Schools – Regional Colleges North.

Cazenovia College


the North by U.S. News and World Report Nationally recognized by the

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings and one of Money Magazine’s Best Colleges Business and Management programs are accredited by the

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

#1 Best Value in 11-State North Region!

ABOUT CAZENOVIA COLLEGE Named one of America’s Best Colleges and the #1 Best Value, at Cazenovia you will find the best of everything an undergraduate college has to offer at an affordable cost. Our vast learning opportunities, hands-on internship placements, and dedicated faculty and staff provide for an individualized educational experience that prepares students for successful careers.

Caz Profile • Founded in 1824 • Enrollment: 1,000 students • Residence life: more than 93% of our students live on campus • Minority student population: 23% • Average class size: 15 students

• Students receiving financial aid: 98% • Athletics: NCAA Division III

Top 5 Reasons

Students Choose Cazenovia College… 1. Outstanding academic reputation 2. Academic programs that lead to successful careers 3. Personal attention 4. Financial aid awards or scholarships 5. Beautiful campus that feels like home


• Student-faculty ratio: 12 to 1


of students complete at least one internship. Students benefit from internships such as:

Carnegie Foundation for Peace Eric Mower & Associates Glamour Magazine Harper Collins Publishing Company Jacksonville Jaguars Liz Claiborne National Bureau of Crime Statistics National Geographic New York State Police QVC San Diego Chargers U.S. Secret Service

Check out what students have to say about their experience at:

mycazexperience “My internship with InterFaith Works allowed me to assist refugees and immigrants in the Syracuse area.� - Anneliese Aliasso InterFaith Works Intern


of graduates say participation in athletics, clubs and leadership programs improved their leadership skills.

The First Year Program introduces students to the essential elements of college coursework and the resources available to ensure their success.

Senior Capstone project enables students to apply their professional and general education studies.

87% of recent graduates were

employed or enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

98% of recent graduates said faculty

provided opportunities to apply classroom learning to real-life issues.



of recent graduates were evaluated by their on-site internship supervisor to have been well or very well prepared.

Real Life Success.


what our graduates are saying…


“My time at Caz was one positive step after another ... as I journeyed toward my future in fashion.” Darwin Gordon ’14 Print and Color Stylist Assistant, Victoria’s Secret

Fashion Design Interior Design Studio Art Arts Management Fine Art Photography Commercial Photography Studio Art Visual Communications Advertising Design Graphic Design Illustration/Animation

Web/Interactive Design

For detailed program descriptions and a listing of associated minors, visit:

4+1 Masters

Earn an M.S. in Arts Administration via an accelerated path agreement with Le Moyne College.

The Division of Art & Design offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

degree programs that provide students with the broad-based knowledge and skills necessary for successful professional careers or that prepare graduates for advanced-level study.

Students in Art & Design: • Engage in studio practice ART & DESIGN

• Experience internships in their field • Work with professionally active faculty • Build their portfolios • Network with art professionals


• Visit museums, galleries, showrooms, design agencies and more.

Jephson Campus,

home to our Studio Art and Fashion Design programs.


Business Management Accounting Business Management Equine Business Management Fashion Merchandising Hospitality Management Sport Management



Articulation agreements are available to students with Clarkson University and Le Moyne College.


Cazenovia College is one of only 200 institutions in the nation whose Business and Management programs are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

Students in Business & Management: • Learn modern management philosophies • Engage in hands-on business projects and internships • Complete undergraduate research projects during their senior year

• Put into practice what is learned in the classroom • Gain valuable career experience before entering the job market.

what our graduates are saying…

For detailed program descriptions and a listing of associated minors, visit:

“Cazenovia College provided the necessary tools I needed for success. It was up to me to figure out how to use them.” - Dustin Gonzalez ’13 Strategic Partnerships Associate, New York Racing Association


Our Business and Management degrees combine liberal arts courses with professional development opportunities in marketing, finance, management and law.

HUMANITIES & NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Communication Studies English Environmental Biology Liberal Studies


Programs in the Division of Humanities

and Natural Sciences cover a broad range of disciplines that offer an innovative combination of liberal studies and professional education. Students in these programs develop skills that are transferable to a variety of careers and advanced-level studies.

Students in Humanities & Natural Sciences:


• Connect theory with insight and practice • Complete field placements or internships • Experience meaningful hands-on learning opportunities • Match skill sets with available programs and co-curricular offerings.

what our graduates are saying… “Cazenovia provided a great base of knowledge and skills... After my first year, I knew exactly what I wanted to do and began to concentrate on my path to medical school.” Dr. Rebecca Orendorff ’95, Doctor of Family Medicine

For detailed program descriptions and a listing of associated minors, visit:


what our graduates are saying… “Almost all that I learned in my education courses have been utilized in some way since I began working at Melmark, NE.” Deanna Frink ’13 Applied Behavior Analysis Counselor, Melmark New England

Criminal Justice & Homeland Security Studies Criminal Justice/Psychology* Education Inclusive Early Childhood Education Inclusive Elementary Education Human Services Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling/Mental Health Generalist Social Services for Children & Youth International Studies Psychology Social Science

* Dual Major

Critical thinking, service to others, communicating effectively, and acting in an ethical manner are guiding principles of programs in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Students in Social & Behavioral Sciences:

• Gain experience in their chosen fields • Are prepared for graduate school


• Succeed at careers in social work, law, corrections, teaching and other related fields.

Minors are offered in the areas of pre-law, history, sociology, psychology and more. For detailed information, visit:


• Graduate with a strong liberal arts education

Student success is at the center of everything we do. Cazenovia College fosters an atmosphere conducive to learning and provides students with opportunities to be involved and engaged.


• More than 60 clubs and organizations • Campus Activities Board coordinates various social and recreational activities

• Leadership development programs • Cultural events such as art exhibitions, concerts, drama performances and lectures

what our graduates are saying… “Caz taught me to stay true to myself and to keep pushing for something greater in life” Mohammadou Diaman ’09 Teacher, Teaching Firms of America – Professional Preparatory Charter School

To view our study abroad opportunities, visit:

Alternative Breaks Program at Caz places students in locations such as Syracuse, Georgia, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic, to engage in service and experiential learning during semester breaks.

STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES Canterbury, England London, England Paris, France Dublin, Ireland Nagoya, Japan


Cazenovia College invites students to expand their college experience through opportunities for international study. The College offers study abroad programs in England, France, Ireland, Spain and Japan. The programs range in duration from a few weeks to an entire semester.


Baseball Basketball Cross Country Lacrosse Soccer Swimming & Diving WOMEN’S TEAMS

Basketball Cross Country Field Hockey Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Volleyball EQUESTRIAN RIDING TEAMS


For more information: Cazenovia College Athletics @caz_wildcats @CazWildcats


mycazexperience “My Caz experience has been life changing and it’s definitely been the best year of my life.”

Cazenovia College embraces intercollegiate athletics as an experience that is an integral part

of our academic mission.

The Cazenovia College Wildcats compete at the NCAA Division III level. Its teams are members of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), and the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA). The College also offers club sport opportunities and provides a formal three-season intramural sports program. Some of our popular intramural and fitness offerings include boot camp fitness, dodge ball, flag football, floor hockey, 3-on-3 basketball, volleyball, and Zumba®.


- Tom Nicholls Sport Management


Equestrian Team Hunter Seat Western Dressage

Our Equine Education Center is one of the most modern, well-equipped facilities in the nation. It stables more than 70 horses and serves as a laboratory for our Equine Business Management program, and is also home to the New York State Center for Equine Business Management.

Situated on 243 acres of rolling hills...

... a few miles from the main campus – the Equine Education Center houses an expansive 100’ x 300’ heated indoor riding arena and two outdoor riding arenas that complement our established western, dressage, reining, driving and hunter seat riding programs. Riders from Cazenovia College have won numerous national championships, including the Cacchione Cup and other IHSA and IDA national titles.

For more information, visit:

Cazenovia students have represented the United States and the College at the International Student Riders Nation’s Cup in Belgium and Italy, competing in both dressage and show jumping.

mycazexperience “The academic programs at Caz stood out … allowing me to blend my hunter seat background with a focus on business.”


- Jessica Berman ’16 Equine Business Management

FEEL AT HOME AT CAZ The College is situated in the Village of Cazenovia where you’ll find the security of small-town living combined with many social, cultural and recreational activities.

Nearby Cazenovia Lake is an integral part of the student experience at Cazenovia. Whether it is used for academic, athletic, or social purposes, Cazenovia Lake remains a special place for students and alumni of all ages.

Cazenovia College is located in Madison County’s historic lakeside Village of Cazenovia, along U.S. Route 20 – a scenic byway commonly referred to as America’s Main Street or the road across America.

The close proximity to Syracuse, NY, - just a 30-minute drive from Cazenovia - makes transportation from Hancock International Airport and the Regional Transportation Center (train and bus stations) easy. Beyond Syracuse is the Finger Lakes Region; the foothills of the Adirondacks rise just an hour north of Cazenovia; and to the south the rolling hills of Central New York’s farm country are home to several ski areas.


In Cazenovia, a variety of restaurants and stores – all within walking distance of the campus – offer casual and fine dining, as well as coffee, pizza, subs, and other goods and services necessary to college students.



• Both need-based aid and academic scholarships are available

of students receive financial aid

• Easy application: only the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required

Invest in your future. Generous financial aid makes attending Cazenovia College an affordable choice for students and their families.

Academic scholarships range in value from

12,000 $ 22,000 $

Cazenovia College is a member of the Common Application Group so you can submit your admissions application online at


Admission and financial aid applications should be filed as soon as possible in your senior year. Cazenovia has a rolling admission policy with priority given to applications received before March 1. Call the Admissions Office at 1.800.654.3210 for additional information and to speak with one of our counselors.

Our Admissions staff is eager to assist you and your family with your college decision.

SCHEDULE A VISIT Take a guided tour Talk to a professor and/or coach

Meet with an Admissions/Financial Aid Counselor Observe a Class

COME & VISIT Office of Admissions Constable Hall 3 Sullivan Street Cazenovia, NY 13035 1.800.654.3210 315.655.4860 email: phone: fax:


Experience our dining hall


of students complete at least one internship


of recent graduates were employed or enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduation




Over student clubs and organizations Over


academic programs

25% 90%


of students live on campus

Over 800.654.3210

of students participate in varsity athletics of alumni said they were satisfied with their experience

Cazenovia College Viewbook 2017  
Cazenovia College Viewbook 2017